Issue 99

Online Magazine of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Uncovering a microbe’s inner life

Researchers have observed the inner workings of an unusual bacteria at an unprecedented level of detail

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is among the smallest free-living microorganisms on Earth. A group of scientists at EMBL now use this unique organism to interrogate the fundamental processes that underlie the biology of a living cell.

Other stories

A woman can be seen collecting samples from the shallow ocean, with mountains in the background

From coast to coast and beyond

EMBL researchers conducted a pilot project in Iceland as the final preparatory step before commencing their journey traversing European coastlines.

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From academia to industry and back

Sara A. Courtneidge, recipient of the 2022 Lennart Philipson Award, reflects on the fundamental and translational research aspects of her career in cancer research

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Awards & honours

The work and excellence of EMBL researchers have been recognised with multiple awards and honours during the past year.


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