Spiral growth

What happens when plant's leaf-placing feedback loop isn't quite…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Data by Natalia Wesolowska has been visualised in 3D stereoscopic view, as an anaglyph and a 3D lenticular poster by Stefan Günther & Gustavo de Medeiros at EMBL

See data in a new light

3D printing, gaming, virtual reality and lenticular posters bring new perspectives to…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


How cells bag their rubbish

How cells eliminate protein deposits that can lead to neurodegenerative…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


EMBL scientists are discovering and understanding the waves and rhythms inside us. ILLUSTRATION: Aad Goudappel, Rotterdam

The rhythms in life

How EMBL scientists are discovering and understanding the waves and rhythms inside…

By Sam Lemonick


Giorgia Guglielmi 's PhD project puts development in a new light. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Schupp

Light control

EMBL PhD project puts development in a new…

By Giorgia Guglielmi


PHOTO: Pixabay (CC0 Public Domain)

Childcare at EMBL events

EMBL PlayLab now available at 22 conferences hosted in…

By Julie Heinecke


The stem cell equivalent of an anti-wrinkle cream advert. Credit: EMBL/Hanna Sladitschek

Forever young

How stem cells resist…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


The 3D atomic structure of RNA Polymerase III completes the family album. IMAGE: EMBL/N.Hoffmann

Pol III: Completing the family album

CryoEM solves 3D atomic structure of largest and most elusive RNA…

By Rosemary Wilson


No coincidence: organisers of this year’s PhD Symposium gather at EMBL Heidelberg 22–24 October for Just by Chance? Randomness and variability shaping biology. PHOTO: EMBL Photolab/Marietta Shupp

EMBL in pictures

A snapshot of the many activities and events that took place in the world of EMBL this…

By Adam Gristwood


When illuminated with a laser, individual cells (bright yellow) within the fruit fly embryo cannot contract. This novel optogenetic approach helped to get insights into how tissues bend.

Lighting up development

Using lasers to shed light on how tissues get into…

By Giorgia Guglielmi


Nobel connections

Amidst the excitement of Nobel Week, behind the scenes of the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

First, find your membrane

Collaboration between scientists reveals collaboration between…

By Sonia Furtado Neves



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