EMBO Reports

EMBO Reports is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering topics related to biology at a molecular level. It publishes primary research papers, reviews and essays and opinion. It also features commentaries on the social impact of advances in the life sciences and the converse influence of society on science. The journal s editorial office is in Heidelberg (Germany). A sister journal to The EMBO Journal, it was founded in 2000 and has been published on behalf of the European Molecular Biology Organization by Nature Publishing Group since 2003.

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Lucky find could hold key to beating rare blood cancer

Adelaide researchers have discovered a new method to treat the rare and crippling blood cancer, myelofibrosis, that could have the potential to greatly extend lifespan while also significantly improving quality of life.


Molecular switch for addiction behaviour

A molecular switch influences addiction behavior and determines how strong the response to addictive drugs is. A research team at Heidelberg University and the Sorbonne University in Paris (France) made the discovery in mice ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mechanisms for mitochondrial-targeted cancer therapy detected

In a recent study published in the scientific journal EMBO Reports, the Nils-Göran Larsson group has identified responses to acute and chronic impairment of mitochondrial gene expression. These findings can be valuable for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Two reasons why cancers thrive in chromosomal chaos

Writing in EMBO reports, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health describe how a pair of fundamental genetic and cellular processes are exploited ...

Medical research

Hair follicles heal blisters at personal cost

A team of scientists has shown that the healing of skin blisters is driven by hair follicle stem cells, which delay their own development in the process.

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