Science and Society

Lots of different types of wild animals, shown in silhouette, on a background that gives the impression of a forest on fire.

Dinosaurs, dodos, and the future of life on Earth

EMBL’s 21st Science and Society Conference will address scientific and societal responses to mass extinctions. Ahead of his keynote speech,…

By Edward Prior



Science for all: the origins of Native Scientist

How Joana Moscoso bridges the gap between science and…

By Mehdi Khadraoui



Welcome: Lucia von Bredow

EMBL’s new Science and Society Manager shares her plans for fostering multidisciplinary…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

Alessandro Ori in the lab

Decoding ageing

The naked mole-rat as a model organism in ageing…

By Cella Carr


Photo of University of Cambridge professor Tim Lewens

Editing the ethical code

Professor Tim Lewens challenges the human genome’s unique place in…

By Josh Tapley


Stephan Schiffels is a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany. PHOTO: MPI-SHH

Reconstructing the human past

What genetics can tell us about the structure of ancient human…

By Edward Dadswell


Members of GeneCore Jonathan Landry, Vladimir Benes and Anja Telzerow.

DIY Biology kits: what’s really growing inside?

EMBL’s GeneCore steps up to discover the facts and settle…

By Emma Steer

Lab Matters

3D printing anatomical models.

In the flesh: translating 2D scans into 3D prints

Translating 2D hospital scans into 3D prints is informing patients and aiding…

By Emma Steer


Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, US

The usefulness of useless knowledge

Theoretical physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf discusses the importance of curiosity-based…

By Edward Dadswell


Group picture of the students and coordinators of the second edition of ‘Summer in Science’ at EMBL Rome. PHOTO: Berta Carreño/EMBL

Summer in Science 2018

EMBL Rome opens its labs for students to get their first real taste of…

By Berta Carreño


Humans of EMBL: Outreach

Humans of EMBL: Outreach

Discover how EMBLers across all sites share their passion for…

By Berta Carreño

Lab Matters

Acrylic painting of couple made of proteins

Art meets structural biology

The Protein Data Bank in Europe celebrates its schools art project with its largest exhibition…

By Oana Stroe



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