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wild lichen

Using metagenomic techniques to explore lichens

Researchers have used a metagenomics approach to piece together the genomes of yeasts found in wild…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Wolfgang Huber faces the camera smiling

Wolfgang Huber becomes ISCB Fellow

The contribution of EMBL Group Leader and Senior Scientist Wolfgang Huber has been recognised by the International Society for Computational…

By Edward Prior

Lab Matters

Protein structure models on background symbolising machine learning.

Pfam releases structures for every protein family

Thousands of new protein structure models, prected using deep learning, now available to…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Phages invading gut bacteria.

The thousands of viruses living in your gut

Scientists identify more than 140 000 virus species in the human gut; more than half have never been seen…

By Oana Stroe

Science

An artistic representation of how bioinformatics allows study of the SARS-CoV-2 infection process. On the left, coronaviruses are approaching a human face contour. On the right, protein structures and a network of connections represent bioinformatic analysis.

Protein sequences provide clues to how SARS-CoV-2 infects cells

Researchers at EMBL Heidelberg have identified sequences in human proteins that might be used by SARS-CoV-2 to infect cells. They have discovered…

By Dorota Badowska

Science

B.1.1.7 coronavirus lineage in UK

Insights into the new B.1.1.7 coronavirus lineage

A new lineage of coronavirus was first identified in the UK, but why is it spreading much more rapidly within the…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Eulalia clavigera. Photo credit: Marine Biological Association

Darwin Tree of Life: looking back on 2020

Despite restrictions, 2020 has been a busy year for the Darwin Tree of Life Project. We take a look at some of this year’s achievements and…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Haemoglobin protein structure shown over a matrix symbolising artificial intelligence

Solving the protein structure puzzle

How artificial intelligence can help us solve the mysteries of the protein…

By Guest author(s)

Science

COVID-19 bioinformatic tools

Repurposing bioinformatics tools to tackle the pandemic

Bioinformaticians at EMBL-EBI and beyond are adapting computational tools to investigate coronavirus genomes and…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Science

Microscopy image of radiolarians - unicellular organisms found in the upper layers of the ocean. They are major exporters of organic carbon to the deep ocean.

Microbiomes help predict the future of the Atlantic

Microbiomes, plastics, and connectivity – AtlantECO aims to understand the fabric of the Atlantic…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Four blue circular objects are surrounded with green structures, and the central blue circle with pink structures. The blue circles are human cell nuclei, and pink and green structures are proteins.

Repurposing drugs for a pan-coronavirus treatment

Scientists from the Beltrao Group at EMBL-EBI and collaborators identified drug targets common to SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1, and MERS-CoV, three…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

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

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