Green coloured brain cells next to a microfluidic network.

Understanding malaria

To help understand cerebral malaria the Bernabeu group has created in vitro engineered networks of human blood…

By Mathias Jäger

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Blood cells

New insights into the regulation of haemostasis

EMBL scientists investigate the structure of a key protein involved in blood…

By Guest author(s)


This microscopy image shows that, in a mouse embryo, MiR451 (dark purple) is produced only in the liver, where red blood cells are being formed at this developmental stage. Image credits: Kasper Rasmussen/EMBL

Making enough red blood cells

Red blood cells, the delivery men that take oxygen to cells all around the body, have short lives. To keep enough of them in circulation, the human…

By Guest author(s)



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