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EMBL becomes newest Instruct Centre

EMBL’s sites in Grenoble, Hamburg, and Heidelberg form the newest Instruct Centre. The new centre offers users access to a broad range of…

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

Illustration of a rod-shaped bacterial cell, superimposed on a red and blue background.

Heating proteins to understand how genes work

A new paper from EMBL’s Savitski team and Typas group describes their work on E. coli and how it brings a greater understanding of the way genes…

By Edward Prior

Science

Dark purple image with flashes of orange, gold, pink and paler purple that look a bit like lightning with a small sun-like image in the upper right section of the image

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recognises EMBL scientists

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has recognised four EMBL researchers with their most recent awards, showing how tech trailblazers are integral to…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

An artistic image of colorful wires connected to a could database.

EOSC: shaping Europe’s digital future

EMBL’s Rupert Lück is engaged in developing the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC): the infrastructure that will support the future of data…

By Josh Tapley

Lab Matters

Four different evolutionary steps showing the formation and grow of tentacle arms.

Eat more to grow more arms…if you’re a sea anemone

An international group of researchers, led by scientists from EMBL Heidelberg, have discovered that the number of tentacle arms a sea anemone grows…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

An embryo of the fruit fly Drosophila.

Predicting how gene expression varies

Discoveries at EMBL will help researchers to interpret one of the most common types of experiments in genomics and medical…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Alexander Aulehla on the left and Paul Flicek on the Right

Two EMBL scientists become EMBO Members

This year, EMBO elected 63 new members, including Alexander Aulehla, Group Leader and Senior Scientist at EMBL Heidelberg, and Paul Flicek, Associate…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Lab Matters

stem cells neurons differentiation

From stem cells to neurons

Scientists at EMBL Heidelberg have investigated stem cells and how they differentiate to become neurons. Their approach included an assessment of the…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

EMBL boosts national and international sharing of genomic data

A national consortium including EMBL and the DKFZ is set to launch the German Human Genome–Phenome Archive, creating an invaluable bridge between…

By Jodie Haigh

Lab Matters

Beekeeper checking one of the hives near the Adacned Training Centre at EMBL Heidelberg.

Busy bees at the ATC

Local beekeeper Jörg Staffel has set up three bee colonies on the grass slope in front of the ATC…

By Mathias Jäger

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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

Key visual for the virtual EMBL conference ‘SARS-CoV-2: Towards a New Era in Infection Research’. Credits: Aleksandra Krolik/EMBL

Improving our response to emerging pandemics

The emergence of previously unknown pathogens, such as the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, raises many questions. To explore these questions in an…

By Marius Bruer

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