The most curious genomes in Ensebl. Credit: Spencer Phillips/EMBL-EBI

Curious genomes

What are the strangest genomes in EMBL-EBI's…

By Mary Todd Bergman


Collage of photos of some humans of EMBL discussed in this article

Humans of EMBL: Curiosity

EMBLers across all sites share how their curiosity about the world shapes their everyday…

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Floating approximately 400 km above the Earth, the International Space Station provides a platform for scientific research in space.

Science in space

EMBL alumna Sigrid Reinsch trained as a cell biologist – now she helps run experiments in…

By Edward Dadswell



Six curious questions and the EMBL community's answers. Check back each week for the next…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Ceremonial hand-over of the CSSB key:

CSSB: A new approach to infectious disease

Inside the Centre for Structural Systems…

By Rosemary Wilson


Artist interpretation of the database as a cabinet of curiosities

A smart cabinet of curiosities

How open data is changing our pursuit of…

By Oana Stroe


An image of Tara which was sailed around the world for four years during the Tara Oceans expedition. PHOTO by S Bollet/Tara Expeditions

Science at sea

A talent for organisation has taken EMBL’s Steffi Kandels-Lewis across the…

By Edward Dadswell


Fly with no wings

What bizarre flies have taught us

Five things researchers have learned from bizarre fruit…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


To laugh, and then think

Meet Ig Nobel emcee Marc Abrahams, an EMBL Science and Society speaker in…

By Margaux Phares


Science is universal – we must stand up for it

Interview with Rolf-Dieter Heuer, guest speaker at EMBL's 2017 Annual…

By Berta Carreño


Midnight at Aurora Basin North in Antarctica. PHOTO: Simon Sheldon

Science from ice

Working on scientific instruments has taken EMBL alumnus Simon Sheldon to the ends of the…

By Edward Dadswell



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