Injured lung

Muzamil Majid Khan, a postdoc in the Pepperkok team at EMBL Heidelberg, studied the piece of tissue visible in this…

By Mathias Jäger

Picture of the week

EMBL appoints new Directors and Associate Directors

New Directors and Associate Directors

Promotions for Anne Ephrussi, Rainer Pepperkok, Paul Flicek and Jo…

By Iris Kruijen

Lab Matters

fluorescence image of receptor degredation

New insights into receptor balancing

Inducible mechanism found by EMBL scientists links receptor degradation and…

By Laura Howes


Diving into Autumn

Participants learn about EMBL’s ocean biodiversity research at the Fall…

By Margaux Phares


CTLS: a professional association for core facilities

Core Technologies in Life Sciences (CTLS) association will be key resource for facility…

By Isabelle Kling


First, find your membrane

Collaboration between scientists reveals collaboration between…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Micropilot detected cells at particular stages of cell division

Intelligent microscopy

The sight of a researcher sitting at a microscope for hours, painstakingly searching for the right cells, may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to…

By Guest author(s)


Each of these large images of dividing cells is composed of several microscopy images of human cells in which different individual genes were silenced. The smaller images are placed according to genes’ effects: images for genes that affect chromosomes make up the chromosomes (red/pink), while the mitotic spindle (green) is composed of images for genes that affect it. IMAGE: Thomas Walter & Mayumi Isokane / EMBL

Movies for the human genome

Name a human gene, and you’ll find a movie online showing you what happens to cells when it is switched off. This is the resource that researchers…

By Guest author(s)


Scientists identify cholesterol-regulating genes

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the University of Heidelberg, Germany, have come a step closer to understanding…

By Guest author(s)



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