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Fighting cardiovascular disease with acne drug

Researchers have found the cause of dilated cardiomyopathy – a leading cause of heart failure – and identified a potential treatment for it: a…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Artist's impression of DNA lesions. Credit: Petra Korlevic

Unpicking the complexity of DNA mutations

DNA damage caused by chemical mutagens is not repaired immediately and can create more genetic diversity in…

By Oana Stroe

Science

DNA damage and repair jointly leave mutational signatures in the genome.

DNA damage and faulty repair jointly cause mutations

DNA mutations are caused by a combination of DNA damage and repair, shows study by EMBL-EBI and…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Science

The Pan-Cancer project

EMBL co-leads most comprehensive study of genetic causes of…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Potential new drug target for cystic fibrosis

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg and Regensburg University, both in Germany, and the University of…

By Guest author(s)

Science

The mutation police

Scientists at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the UK have discovered how our…

By Guest author(s)

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Abstract image showing DNA code

A matter of priorities

Just as banks store away only the most valuable possessions in the most secure safes, cells prioritise which genes they guard most closely,…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Artist's impression of a chromosome exploding

Rigged to explode?

An inherited mutation in a gene known as the guardian of the genome is likely the link between exploding chromosomes and some particularly aggressive…

By Guest author(s)

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An unexpected way to cause leukaemia

Leukaemia – cancer of blood or bone marrow – is caused by mutations that allow defective blood cells to accumulate and displace healthy blood. To…

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