Examples of e-HCFM 3D-images imaged using the technique

New technique for imaging the life aquatic

New method for 3D imaging microorganisms lends insight into the creatures that inhabit our oceans

By Sarah B. Puschmann


Plasmodium Gamete Formation

How malaria springs to action in mosquitoes

Insights into the reproduction of Plasmodium parasites in mosquitoes reveal rapid and broad activity

By Oana Stroe


Mapping gene expression, cell by cell

EMBL researchers complete a molecular atlas showing gene expression in all cells in an entire animal

By Edward Dadswell


Genetic switches can change shape

EMBL scientists discovered that common mutations can change the shape of gene promoters

By Sonia Furtado Neves


OmniPath cover image Nature Methods 2016

Omnipath for signalling pathways

New method combines signalling pathway data resources to improve systems biology research

By Mary Todd Bergman


Capturing life in perspective

How a team of scientists and artists at EMBL transformed microscopy data into stunning 3D images

By Margaux Phares

Lab Matters

Diving into Autumn

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

By Margaux Phares


In pursuit of flat growth in leaves

EMBL scientists investigate how leaves grow flat to efficiently capture sunlight

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Watching nuclear pores in growing nuclei

Puzzle of nuclear pore formation in growing nuclei solved

By Laura Howes


Cells that contract more strongly (pink) move inwards to form the embryo. IMAGE: Jean-Léon Maître/EMBL

The force is strong with embryo cells

Strength of contraction determines whether cells become embryo or placenta

By Sonia Furtado Neves



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