Latest European Molecular Biology Laboratory Stories

2009-06-23 10:45:00

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the University Clinic Heidelberg, Germany, have produced a three-dimensional reconstruction of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), which shows the structure of the immature form of the virus at unprecedented detail.

2009-05-29 12:00:13

Scientists discover that sugar tags on nuclear proteins have an important developmental function.

2009-05-01 08:49:07

Recycling is important not only on a global scale, but also at the cellular level, since key molecules tend to be available in limited numbers. This means a cell needs to have efficient recycling mechanisms.

2009-02-05 08:38:44

Scientists in Europe announced Wednesday that they had discovered how the flu virus is able to overtake cells and use them to duplicate itself.

2008-11-20 10:51:42

Researchers unravel how the very first eyes in evolution might have worked and how they guide the swimming of marine plankton towards light.

2008-10-10 09:03:31

The first few hours of an embryo developing were caught with the help of a new high-powered microscope.

2008-05-29 16:00:39

Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) in Hinxton, UK, have revealed new insights into how sex chromosomes are regulated

2008-04-07 11:20:00

New mouse model grants insight into the genetic and molecular mechanisms underpinning acute myeloid leukemia

2007-12-05 13:25:30

Scientists have gotten their best look ever at interactions inside human skin cells, finding a Velcro-like setup that links them and makes skin strong while also supple.

2005-08-22 14:08:24

The world's three leading public repositories for DNA and RNA sequence information have reached 100 gigabases [100,000,000,000 bases; the 'letters' of the genetic code] of sequence.