Protein painting from 2020 PDB Art exhibition, showing two colourful proteins on different coloured backgrounds.

Discover the wonderful world of proteins: first virtual PDB Art exhibition

Schoolchildren create exquisite protein-inspired…

By Oana Stroe

Lab Matters

A filmstrip showing the healing process of a wound on cellular level.

Time heals all wounds

We’ve all had wounds at certain times in our lives. But they heal due to the self-repairing mechanisms in the…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Different parts of a fruit fly arranged into an artificial green eye.

The eye of science

This image is a composite of lateral pentascolopidial organs, a wing imaginal disc pouch, and an epithelial wound in a Drosophila larva. The organs…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Where science meets art

The most basic building blocks of life are the biological molecules in our cells. While these molecules are too small to see with most microscopes,…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

The mural commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. Ciutadella | Vila Olímpica station, Barcelona. PHOTO: James Sharpe/EMBL

Science as art in the Barcelona Metro

Images by EMBL researchers are included in an art–science exhibition in a Barcelona Metro…

By Cella Carr


Protein-inspired paintings from the 2019 PDB Art Exhibition. PHOTO: Oana Stroe/EMBL-EBI

Exploring the beauty of proteins

Schoolchildren get creative with 3D protein…

By Oana Stroe


The dynamic process of cell division.

Drawing knowledge

A conversation about art-science collaborations and the importance of drawing in…

By Fabian Oswald


Year 2018 standing on library shelf

Most popular articles of the year: 2018

A collection of the most read articles from the EMBL news website in…

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, US

The usefulness of useless knowledge

Theoretical physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf discusses the importance of curiosity-based…

By Edward Dadswell



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