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The zebrafish earned its stripes

Despite missing the characteristic stripes one would expect from a zebra – or a zebrafish – the fractals in this Picture of the Week show a zebrafish; or at least some cells in a zebrafish embryo, a few hours after fertilisation. Zebrafish are not only popular aquarium fish, they are also an important and widely […]

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

An in silico hope for biology: machine learning

How EMBL scientists are using machine learning to advance biology

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Top view picture of modified and natural invagination in a tissue

Controlling organ growth with light

The De Renzis group investigated invagination, the first step of organ development in embryos.

By Patrick Mueller

Science

Optical section of a ‘gastruloid’ – an embryonic organoid made from mouse embryonic stem cells and stained for E-Cadherin (red), marking cell outlines and nuclei (blue). IMAGE: Vikas Trivedi/EMBL

Welcome: Vikas Trivedi

An engineer’s approach to understanding morphogenesis

By Berta Carreño

Science

Artistic 3D rendering of the dual spindle in the mammalian zygote. IMAGE: Cartasiova, Hossain, Reichmann, Ellenberg/EMBL

Parental chromosomes kept apart during first division

Mammalian life begins differently than we thought

By Iris Kruijen

Science

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