Machine Learning

Green streaks shoot off of a blue, purple and pink bulbous shape against a dark background of circles and curvy lines.

Artificial intelligence makes great microscopes better than ever

EMBL scientists have combined artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms with two cutting-edge microscopy techniques – an advance that shortens the…

By Ivy Kupec


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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

3D image of plant cells. The ones identified by the algorithm are brightly coloured.

Intelligent software tackles plant cell jigsaw

Starting with computer code and moving on to a more user-friendly graphical interface called PlantSeg, the Kreshuk Group at EMBL and collaborators…

By Ivy Kupec


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


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Bridging artificial intelligence and the life sciences – launch of ELLIS Heidelberg

Researchers from all life science disciplines – from fundamental biological research to medical applications – generate immense datasets.…

By Mathias Jäger

Lab Matters

Mosaic of microscopy images of tumour, forming two broken DNA molecules

Artificial intelligence finds patterns of mutations and survival in tumour images

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that uses computer vision to analyse tissue samples from cancer patients. The…

By Mehdi Khadraoui


An in silico hope for biology: machine learning

How EMBL scientists are using machine learning to advance…

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Anna Kreshuk

Welcome: Anna Kreshuk

New Heidelberg group leader creates tools to help biologists work faster and…

By Berta Carreño



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