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Woods Hole images 2014 round 2- vote for a Development cover

Posted by on July 9th, 2014

Time for the second round of images from last year’s Woods Hole embryology course! Below you will find 4 fantastic images taken by students of the 2013 course. Choose the one you would like to see in the cover of Development by voting on the pole at the end of the post (you can see bigger versions […]
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Woods Hole images 2014 round 1- the winner

Posted by on June 10th, 2014

Time to announce the winner of this year’s first round of Woods Hole images: the fluorescent image of the squid embryo!     Many congratulations to Nathan Kenny (University of Oxford), Kathryn McClelland (Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland), and Sophie Miller (University of Cambridge), who took this image at last year’s Woods Hole Embryology course. […]
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Woods Hole images 2014 round 1- vote for a Development cover

Posted by on May 19th, 2014

Every year we give the Node readers the chance to choose their favourite images from a selection of great pictures taken by the students of the Woods Hole Embryology course. Last year you chose 4 beautiful images that featured in the cover of Development, and now is time to make your choice again! Below are 4 great images […]
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Outreach competition- the winners

Posted by on April 10th, 2014

Science outreach often involves using metaphors, where a real life object or situation is used to explain a complex scientific concept. Last December we launched an outreach competition, and we asked the Node readers to submit pairs of images: a photograph of a real life scene and an image of the scientific concept that it helps […]
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Dicty World Race – 2014

Posted by on March 1st, 2014

The first ever World Dicty Race  will require cells to navigate a complex microfluidic maze to reach a pool of chemoattractant at the finish line.  Diffusion of the chemoattractant will create a spatial gradient to guide cells along the shortest path to the finish line. The challenge is to engineer Dicty or HL60 cells to […]
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The covers of Development

Posted by on February 24th, 2014

Here at Development we are very proud of our covers. Over the years we have featured many beautiful images, showcasing different model organisms and techniques and including a few unusual choices! Most of these images were submitted by our authors, but some of the most recent ones were voted by you here on the Node. […]
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The first Xenopus imaging course

Posted by on February 17th, 2014

The first Xenopus imaging workshop was held at the Xenopus Resource Centre at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Wood’s Hole, MA from November 17th – 22nd.    Kymograph of a beating heart in a Xenopus tadpole expressing GFP under a cardiac actin promoter. By Kyle Jewhurst, Tufts University.   20 international frog researchers, from Japan […]
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Outreach competition- find your own science metaphor!

Posted by on December 5th, 2013

Development recently published an article by Ben-Zion Shilo on his recent science outreach project. In this project, Benny aimed to explain concepts of developmental biology to the public by identifying and photographing their equivalent metaphors in the ‘human’ world. For example, the regular spacing of sun umbrellas on the beach can be seen as a […]
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Conveying principles of embryonic development by metaphors from daily life

Posted by on December 5th, 2013

This article was first published in Development, and was written by Ben-Zion Shilo, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. How can the revolution in our understanding of embryonic development and stem cells be conveyed to the general public? Here, I present a photographic approach to highlight scientific concepts of pattern formation using metaphors from daily life, […]
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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- November 2013

Posted by on November 19th, 2013

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News - Developmental biologist Jim Smith, director of MRC National Institute for Medical Research, has been announced as the new MRC Deputy Chief Executive and Chief of Strategy. - Elena Cattaneo is the winner of 2013 Stem Cell […]
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