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3D image of plant cells. The ones identified by the algorithm are brightly coloured.

Intelligent software tackles plant cell jigsaw

Starting with computer code and moving on to a more user-friendly graphical interface called PlantSeg, the Kreshuk Group at EMBL and collaborators…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

Royal Microscopical Society award for Yannick Schwab

The Head of the Electron Microscopy Core Facility at EMBL Heidelberg receives Mid-Career Scientific Achievement Award…

By Carla Manzanas

Lab Matters

Colorful illustration conveys the balancing act women in science face, going between family and work responsibilities and wanting to succeed in both roles.

COVID-19’s indirect attack on women

More than 500 people have registered for an EMBL conference, "The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women in science: Challenges and solutions."…

By Ivy Kupec

Events

Training the next generation of molecular biologists

The EMBL International PhD Programme is one of EMBL’s flagship training programmes. It forms part of our efforts to train and inspire talented…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Circular beamline building, surrounded by illuminated Grenoble city in the evening and the alps in the background.

Upgraded beamlines at EMBL Grenoble unveiled

The beamlines run jointly by EMBL Grenoble and the ESRF reopen today, unveiling significant upgrades that exploit the brand new fourth generation…

By Mylène André

Science

Fruit fly larval cells looking like blue lightning

Breathing beneath the skin

Beautiful flashes of blue colour help light the way for researchers to study cells in fruit fly larva that provide oxygen to…

By Ivy Kupec

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Simone Mattei, the new team leader in electron microscopy service and technology development

Welcome: Simone Mattei

The new team leader offering services in electron microscopy discusses his hopes and plans for the forthcoming EMBL Imaging…

By Edward Prior

Lab Matters

A portrait photo of Geetika Malhotra, new Head of Web Development at EMBL-EBI.

Welcome: Geetika Malhotra

The Web Development team provides a central source of web design and development for EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI). In July,…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Lab Matters

A human heart sits at the centre of the illustration. The left ventricle is see-through, showing patterns of trabeculae. Around the heart are some notes from Leonardo da Vinci.

New clues to a 500-year old mystery about the human heart

An international team of scientists involving Ewan Birney's group has investigated the function of a complex mesh of muscle fibres that line the…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Science

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