About the author

Josh Tapley

Josh is a science writer at EMBL with a master's degree in astrophysics. He loves science, education and the 'Eureka!' moment when you wrap your head around that tricky scientific concept.


Articles by Josh Tapley

3-panel image of mouse blastocysts. From left to right the blastocyst has a smaller blastocoel meaning fewer cells in the mouse embryo.

Hydraulic force shapes mammalian embryos

Uncovering new role of fluid pressure in controlling embryo size and cell fate

By Josh Tapley


Lithuanian flag

Sveika, Lietuva!

Lithuania becomes EMBL’s 27th member state

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

Stock image of computer code. Coloured text on black screen.

Top tips for teaching yourself to code!

Overwhelmed as a biologist getting to grips with computer programming? EMBLers are here to help!

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

Photo of University of Cambridge professor Tim Lewens

Editing the ethical code

Professor Tim Lewens challenges the human genome’s unique place in bioethics

By Josh Tapley


New head of Office of Resource Development at EMBL, Joana WItkowski, stands inside the ATC building at EMBL Heidelberg

Welcome: Joana Witkowski

New head of ORD will build and expand the partnerships that help EMBL achieve its ambitions

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

A smiling Santiago Rompani, new group leader at EMBL Rome, stands in front of a vine covered wall

Welcome: Santiago Rompani

New EMBL group leader explores what neurobiology can teach us about what it means to be human

By Josh Tapley




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