Synthetic biology

Brightly coloured cartoon coils are set against a multi-coloured backdrop of small circles

EMBL Hamburg lights the way to folding next-level origami

Using EMBL Hamburg’s world-class structural biology infrastructure, researchers advance the folding of protein ‘origami’ designed in the…

By Ivy Kupec


Sample of DNA with digital information stored in it

Belgian PhD student decodes DNA and wins a Bitcoin

Nick Goldman of EMBL-EBI issued a challenge in 2015. In 2018, a winner emerged just in…

By Mary Todd Bergman


Sequence bundles: screen shot

Collaboration is beautiful

Where design meets bioinformatics, new scientific perspectives…

By Mary Todd Bergman


Explosion on gene motif

On editing the genetic code

Edward Lemke edits special issue of ChemBioChem on boom of technology for genetic code…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Matthias Wilmanns receives his membership certificate

Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards - meet the latest…

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Small code change, big effect

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method which enables researchers to label…

By Guest author(s)



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