Circling Chromosomes (image) European Molecular Biology Laboratory Caption Chromosomes (blue) form a "belt" around the center of the spindle (green), discovered by the EMBL scientists. Credit EMBL/T.Kitajima Usage Restrictions EMBL press and picture releases including photographs, graphics, movies and videos are copyrighted by EMBL. They may be freely reprinted and distributed for non-commercial use via print, broadcast and electronic media, provided that proper attribution to authors, photographers and designers is made. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.