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Finding genetic cancer risks

Using the data from the Pan-Cancer project EMBL scientists describe how our genetic background influences cancer…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Photo of University of Cambridge professor Tim Lewens

Editing the ethical code

Professor Tim Lewens challenges the human genome’s unique place in…

By Josh Tapley

Events

IMAGE: Korbel group/EMBL

Catalogue of structural variants

Thorough characterisation of structural variants in human…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Prioritising cancer drug targets using CRISPR

Large CRISPR screen prioritises hundreds of promising genes for personalised cancer…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Almost 2000 unknown gut bacteria discovered

Researchers identify novel gut bacteria species and call for more data from beyond Europe and North…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Artist's representation of double helix next to black mouse.

Deleting genes to study how germ cells are born

How embryonic stem cells develop into the germ…

By Patrick Mueller

Science

How cellular signalling controls chromatin modification. IMAGE: Aleksandra Krolik/EMBL

Transcription factors controlled by DNA sequence

EMBL scientists gain mechanistic insights into how cellular signalling controls gene…

By Patrick Mueller

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…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Havoc in biology’s most-used human cell line

HeLa cells are the world’s most commonly used human cell lines, and have served as a standard for understanding many fundamental biological…

By Guest author(s)

Science

The mutation police

Scientists at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the UK have discovered how our…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Spot the difference

In a nutshell: 1st map combining human genetic variation at different scales – from single letters to large chunks Based on genomes of 1092 healthy…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Abstract image showing DNA code

A matter of priorities

Just as banks store away only the most valuable possessions in the most secure safes, cells prioritise which genes they guard most closely,…

By Oana Stroe

Science

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