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The proteotype of an individual is substantially affected by both its sex and its diet.

Sex and diet affect proteotype

EMBL scientists have discovered that the proteome is substantially affected by both sex and diet

By Mathias Jäger


Mouth and gut are highlighted as locations for genetic material compared by scientists

Many gut microbes may originate in the mouth

Many microbes traverse the oral-gut barrier

By Josh Tapley


Global warfare between bacteria and fungi in soil. IMAGE: Hildebrand/Krolik in collaboration with Campbell Medical Illustration/EMBL

Understanding soil through its microbiome

First global survey of soil genomics reveals a war between fungi and bacteria

By Iris Kruijen


IMAGE: Aleksandra Krolik, EMBL

Maternal bacteria persistent in newborns

Scientists show how bacteria and other microorganisms are passed on from mother to child

By Iris Kruijen


Dog microbiome closer to humans' than expected

Dog microbiome closer to humans’ than expected

Dog and human gut microbiomes have more similar genes and responses to diet than previously thought

By Iris Kruijen


Commonly used drugs affect our gut bacteria.

Commonly used drugs affect our gut bacteria

One in four drugs with human targets inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut, and may promote antibiotic resistance, EMBL researchers report in Nature

By Iris Kruijen


Molecular cuisine for gut bacteria. IMAGE: Aleksandra Krolik / EMBL

Molecular cuisine for gut bacteria

EMBL scientists show how to grow a wide range of gut bacteria in the lab

By Iris Kruijen


Diving into Autumn

Participants learn about EMBL’s ocean biodiversity research at the Fall Gala

By Margaux Phares


Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards – meet the latest honourees.

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Bork lab peers gather

27 former Bork lab members joined Peer for a full-day get-together this summer

By Guest author(s)



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