Edit

gut

Tissue culture plates in an incubator.

Understanding how SARS-CoV-2 behaves in the gut

Scientists at EMBL and Heidelberg University Hospital are studying how the novel coronavirus behaves in the gut to try to better understand its…

By Adam Gristwood

Science

Global microbial signatures for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer characterised by consistent changes in gut bacteria across continents, cultures and…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

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…

By Josh Tapley

Science

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…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

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…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

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…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Artistic impression of the 3 human gut types.

What’s your gut type?

In the future, when you walk into a doctor’s surgery or hospital, you could be asked not just about your allergies and blood group, but also about…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Bacterial balance that keeps us healthy

The thousands of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that live in our gut are essential contributors to our good health. They break down toxins,…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Life savers in the gut

Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that proteins that regulate the body’s iron household play a…

By Guest author(s)

Science

EMBLetc.

Read the latest Issues of our magazine - EMBLetc.

Looking for past print editions of EMBLetc.? Browse our archive, going back 20 years.

EMBLetc. archive

Newsletter archive

Read past editions of our monthly e-newsletter

For press

Contact the Press Office
Edit