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Latest European Molecular Biology Laboratory Stories

2010-03-04 11:19:47

The thousands of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that live in our gut are essential contributors to our good health.

2010-02-01 12:30:27

Small molecules give EMBL scientists bigger picture of animal evolution.

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2010-01-26 09:39:01

EMBL scientists shed light on cellular communication systems involved in neurodegeneration, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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2010-01-20 11:10:39

Although they are present almost everywhere, on land and sea, a group of related bacteria in the superphylum Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae, or PVC, have remained in relative obscurity ever since they were first described about a decade ago.

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2009-12-10 14:01:35

EMBL scientists uncover the gene responsible for keeping females female.

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2009-12-10 11:28:43

Almost a century after it was discovered in fruit flies with notches in their wings, the Notch signaling pathway may come to play an important role in the recovery from heart attacks.

2009-11-30 16:10:14

EMBL scientists are the first to visualize the mechanism responsible for oskar mRNA transport.

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2009-11-26 14:32:33

EMBL and CRG scientists reveal what a self-sufficient cell can't do without.

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2009-11-09 10:03:41

Structural study at EMBL reveals how plants respond to water shortages.

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2009-11-05 09:49:24

Embryonic development is like a well-organized building project, with the embryo’s DNA serving as the blueprint from which all construction details are derived.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.