It’s evening and the Sun is setting over the mountains surrounding the city of Grenoble – home to one of EMBL’s six sites – bathing the mountaintops in fiery red light.
The Picture of the Week, taken by Zuzanna Kaczmarska shows the lab she worked in after a long and busy day. Bottles stand everywhere; people who left earlier have dropped their lab coats on the chairs and even on the table. Pens and notes fill the spaces in between. The obligatory test tubes can also be found in the dozens.
The end of a long day of fascinating research at the leading European organisation for molecular biology.
It’s almost a year since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic, affecting all our lives. While the virus continues its grip on the world, scientists are understanding it better and better, increasing our knowledge about it and opening up new ways to fight it.