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A bundle of nerves that relays information from touch receptors on the skin to the spinal cord and ultimately the brain, imaged with the new technique. IMAGE: EMBL/L.CASTALDI

Delighting in detail

Unprecedented detail in images of mouse neurons thanks to new SNAP-tagging microscopy…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Science

Protecting us from our cells

Growth factor IGF-1 boosts natural defence against type-1 diabetes and multiple…

By Sonia Furtado Neves

Science

Celebrating 40 years of leading life science

"Thank you, EMBL, for changing my life" – reunion celebrates great science and great…

By Lindsay Brownell

Alumni

Head of EMBL Monterotondo, Philip Avner, makes a toast.

Buon Compleanno!

EMBL Monterotondo celebrates double anniversary with fun, fireworks, festa and familiar…

By Adam Gristwood

Alumni

Forty things that make EMBL – Part 1

As the Lab turns 40, staff and alumni share 40 things that make EMBL,…

By Adam Gristwood

Lab Matters

Vasily Sysoev

Back to school

School ambassadors show next generation that scientists are more ‘role model’ than ‘mad…

By Philipp Gebhardt

Lab Matters

Forty things that make EMBL – Part 2

As the Lab turns 40, staff and alumni share 40 things that make EMBL,…

By Adam Gristwood

Lab Matters

Illustration: Aad Goudappel, Rotterdam

Five for the future

Scientists from EMBL's five sites reflect on the opportunities and challenges that might lie…

By Adam Gristwood

Lab Matters

What are you scared of?

What do bullies and sex have in common? Based on work by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Monterotondo, Italy, it…

By Guest author(s)

Science

Microglia (green) in a mouse brain. The nuclei of all cells in the brain are labelled blue. Credit: EMBL/ R.Paolicelli

Gardening in the brain

Gardeners know that some trees require regular pruning: some of their branches have to be cut so that others can grow stronger. The same is true of…

By Guest author(s)

Science

This microscopy image, taken ten days after injury, shows that the muscle fibres of normal mice (left) had re-grown, while in mice which couldn’t boost C/EBPβ production (right) there were still many fibres that had not regenerated (arrowheads), and the tissue had a number of scars (arrows).

To regenerate muscle, cellular garbage men must become builders

For scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Monterotondo, Italy, what seemed like a disappointing result turned out to be…

By Guest author(s)

Science

EMBL Rome

European centre of excellence for mouse biology celebrates its 10th anniversary

Mice are one of biology’s most important model organisms, because 98% of their genes and many of their traits and diseases are similar to ours.…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

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