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Keeping up with the Node

Posted by on December 6th, 2010

Like more than 500 million people in the world, the Node is now on Facebook . Our foray into Facebook was slightly overshadowed by the British royal family doing exactly the same thing a few weeks earlier, but we can guarantee you that our page will contain far more developmental biology. We’re using our Facebook[…]

the Node update – writers, thumbs, polls, and emails

Posted by on November 8th, 2010

Writing for the Node Have any of the entries on the Node inspired you to add something yourself? Go ahead! We’d like to remind you that you don’t need to ask permission to write for the Node. You also don’t need to wait for us to ask you to write something – although we might.[…]

Downtime for server maintenance

Posted by on September 21st, 2010

From 4PM UK time on Wednesday September 22nd, the Node’s server is going down for some maintenance. Work will continue for several hours, and will cover most of the working day in North and South America. Apologies for the inconvenience. I’ll schedule some things to appear on the Node’s Twitter account to read while the[…]

Scheduled down time

Posted by on September 9th, 2010

The server that the Node runs on is going to receive some general maintenance between 6:30 PM UK time tonight and early tomorrow morning. This may affect our visitors in North America (and the early risers at the other end of the Pacific) so please be patient if anything seems to not be working during[…]

the Node update – Jobs

Posted by on September 7th, 2010

New format for job postings You may have noticed some job ads for postdocs appearing on the Node. Until today, these ads appeared with the rest of the posts, but we now changed how job ads are displayed on the Node, to make them stand out from the rest of the content. This makes it[…]

Node update

Posted by on July 29th, 2010

A few bits of news and reminders about the Node, just to keep you all up to date: -We’ll be interviewing Jorge Cham, creator of the grad student comic Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD), this weekend. Do you have any questions you’d like to ask him? I asked for input via our Twitter account, and[…]

Some tips for reading the Node

Posted by on July 14th, 2010

The Node has been officially live for almost four weeks now, and we’ve seen visitor numbers and registrations go steadily up. As with most websites, there are far more silent readers than people who are actively writing, so here are a few tips on keeping up to date with the Node: If you don’t want[…]