Histologists, cardiologists, immunologists, cell biologists, software developers, bioinformaticians and specialist technicians have worked together to see individual cells in unprecedented detail. Using spatial genomics, they located each cell to its precise location in the heart.
Dr Kerstin Meyer, Principal Staff Scientist at the Sanger Institute, explains what it’s like to work on a such a huge, collaborative endeavour
Malaria - and the parasite that causes it - is complicated. Not only does the single-celled parasite move between humans and mosquitoes, but it exists in different forms, each with different shapes and functions. Researchers have now mapped out its life cycle in more detail than ever before.