Female scientist pipetting

A tool to monitor tuberculosis

Funding awarded to EMBL-EBI for tuberculosis monitoring…

By Oana Stroe


A photo of the Hamburg harbour at dusk

EMBL and Tara: Hamburg

EMBL Hamburg and Tara raise awareness of the risks of microplastic pollution and global…

By Josh Tapley


Toxin-Antitoxin system in tuberculosis

Cell death trigger in tuberculosis bacteria

Suicide system in tuberculosis bacteria might hold key to…

By Iris Kruijen


Tuberculosis – caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis – is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs

Better tools for exploring TB protein structures

How an EMBL team is making and sharing tools to explore tuberculosis protein…

By Rosemary Wilson


3D structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis’ enzyme PriA

Two in one

In a paper published online today in PNAS, scientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany, reveal new insights…

By Guest author(s)


New potential drug target in tuberculosis

Tuberculosis remains one of the deadliest threats to public health. Every year two million people die of the disease, which is caused by the…

By Guest author(s)



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