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A filmstrip showing the healing process of a wound on cellular level.

Time heals all wounds

We’ve all had wounds at certain times in our lives. But they heal due to the self-repairing mechanisms in the…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

Different parts of a fruit fly arranged into an artificial green eye.

The eye of science

This image is a composite of lateral pentascolopidial organs, a wing imaginal disc pouch, and an epithelial wound in a Drosophila larva. The organs…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

EMBO and EMBL logos.

Response to the proposed compromise on the EC’s Multiannual Financial Framework

EMBL Director General Edith Heard and EMBO Director Maria Leptin respond to the current proposal on the Multiannual Financial…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

Underwater butterfly

In the Leptin Group, Eva Hasel investigates the innate immune system in Japanese rice…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Picture of the week

Breathe in, breathe out

This image shows the tracheal system of a live fruit fly larva. Daniel Rios from the Leptin Group and Dimitri Kromm from the Hufnagel Group used this…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Picture of the week

A giant called dumpy

Fruit flies have something that we don’t have: they produce a protein called dumpy. This protein is the largest created by insects, and is…

By Doreen Feike

Picture of the week

When life takes shape

Today’s picture of the week is not only a colourful one, it is also a snapshot of the vast number of shapes that the cells inside an animal body…

By Doreen Feike

Picture of the week

Maria Leptin, EMBO Director and EMBL group leader

A chance to make scientists’ voices heard

Maria Leptin reflects on how to create a research environment that serves the needs of the…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

ERC Scientific Council members and local scientists get a chance to mingle at a reception and formal dinner at the Prinz Carl Palais in Heidelberg

ERC Scientific Council meets in Heidelberg

EMBL and EMBO hosted the ERC's Scientific Council in Heidelberg 28 February to 2…

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Events

Fish on fire

New study by Paola Kuri and Maria Leptin shows how inflammation happens in zebrafish in real…

By Margaux Phares

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