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Fluorescent microscopic image of fruit fly larva with tubular heart cells in gold and the remainder of image in magenta

Fruit fly with a heart of gold

Not just another pretty fruit fly. This magenta and golden drosophila larva is lit up with a fluorescent molecule to help researchers study heart…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

Two researchers at EMBL's state-of-the-art Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EMCF). A female scientist is using a binocular microscope, a male scientist is standing next to her.

Level up!

ARISE fellowships to offer first-ever comprehensive training for bioscience infrastructure…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

A network of tubes and cells in red and blue.

Not a galaxy far, far away

While this may seem like a nebula made up of interstellar clouds of dust and ionised gases, this image isn’t of a galaxy beyond the Milky…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

This image shows sections of the brain organoids that have been derived from pluripotent stem cells. The increasing use of organoids like this one be key to advancing personalised medicine.

Achieving personalised therapeutics

A decadal roadmap points the way to cell-based medicine for…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

science diplomacy

Looking forward

Two EMBL speakers gave presentations that looked toward the future and at ways to trailblaze on the endless frontier of…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

EMBL Fellow's Career Service

EMBL Fellows’ Career Service celebrates first birthday

As the EMBL Fellows' Career Service program reaches a milestone, it reflects on its first year and looks forward to ways to improve its offerings to…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

larval fruit fly cells

A luminous larval love light

Those heart-shaped cells aren't just for show. They help tell the story of two proteins working…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

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

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

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

Picture of the week

Three cells, each looking like a face.

Three little ghosts

Despite their ghostly appearance, these are very real cell nuclei infected with Influenza A virus – the only influenza virus known to cause…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

This visual representation shows the newly identified architecture (left) of the coupled molecular machines responsible for transcription (green; DNA in magenta) and translation (blue and yellow), accompanied by the protein interaction network from mass spectrometry (centre) and the cryo-electron tomography data (right) from Mycoplasma pneumoniae that was used to model the structure. Credit: Liang Xue and Julia Mahamid/EMBL

Visualising the cell’s molecular machinery in action

A new approach that allows researchers to see molecular machinery at work inside cells has offered a deeper understanding of how bacteria produce…

By Ivy Kupec

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