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Artist's impression of DNA lesions. Credit: Petra Korlevic

Unpicking the complexity of DNA mutations

DNA damage caused by chemical mutagens is not repaired immediately and can create more genetic diversity in tumours.…

By Oana Stroe

Science

DNA damage and repair jointly leave mutational signatures in the genome.

DNA damage and faulty repair jointly cause mutations

DNA mutations are caused by a combination of DNA damage and repair, shows study by EMBL-EBI and collaborators.…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Science

Mouse genetic data identifies rare disease genes

Pinpointing rare disease mutations

New resource that categorises genes essential for supporting life could be used to identify rare disease mutations…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Janet Thornton EMBL Insight Lecture

Ageing and disease

Dame Janet Thornton presents the 2019 EMBL Insight Lecture: Ageing and disease – what is the link?…

By Vicky Hatch

Events

Female scientist pipetting

A tool to monitor tuberculosis

Funding awarded to EMBL-EBI for tuberculosis monitoring tool…

By Oana Stroe

Science

A model of CRISPR/Cas9

Wielding the genetic scissors

What CRISPR may bring for the future of biology, and how it is used at EMBL…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Susumu Tonegawa

Exploring the principles of episodic memory

Nobel prize laureate Susumu Tonegawa describes his work in memory research over the past decade…

By Fabian Oswald

Events

A smiling Santiago Rompani, new group leader at EMBL Rome, stands in front of a vine covered wall

Welcome: Santiago Rompani

New EMBL group leader explores what neurobiology can teach us about what it means to be human…

By Josh Tapley

Science

More than 100 new gut bacteria discovered in human microbiome

A new database of bacteria in the human microbiome is the most comprehensive to date.…

By Georgia Hingston

Science

The Google of microbes: Bitsliced Genomic Signature Index. IMAGE: Spencer Phillips/EMBL-EBI

The web meets genomics: a DNA search engine for microbes

New search engine allows researchers to identify antibiotic resistance genes or mutations in real time…

By Oana Stroe

Science

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