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John Doctor Education Prize—A Best Education Video Competition

Posted by on May 10th, 2016

The Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) created the John Doctor Education Prize to highlight great developmental biology education research.  In previous years, the committee awarded a prize for the best education poster at the SDB annual meeting.  This year, the PDEC has reinvented the award as a best education[…]

Light sheet microscopy 101: Get started with a short video protocol

Posted by on April 13th, 2016

Here you can find out more about our video protocol on using light sheet microscopy to image zebrafish eye development.   Light sheet fluorescence microscopy has quickly become a popular technique in developmental biology. This method is very gentle to the samples, with fast acquisition speed and allows capturing the samples from any angle or from[…]

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

Posted by on March 2nd, 2016

Earlier this year we asked you to vote for your favourite image from a selection of 4 beautiful pictures taken by the students of the 2014 Woods Hole Embryology course. You chose a stunning image of a bat embryo, which features in the cover of the latest issue of Development. It is now time to vote[…]

Green Glow the Salamanders

Posted by on February 3rd, 2016

This is an terrific Shelf Life video made by Erin Chapman at the American Museum of Natural History. It features our work on a symbiosis between the classic model salamander Ambystoma maculatum and its algal symbiont, Oophila amblystomatis.   (+1 rating, 1 votes) Loading…

Time-Lapse Recording of Pre-Implantation Mouse Development

Posted by on January 6th, 2016

This four-day long time-lapse shows the development of pre-implantation mouse embryos from the 2-cell stage to over 100-cells as the expanded blastocysts hatch from their zona pellucidas. These embryos were imaged using two-photon microscopy, which enabled us to visualize and track individual cells and lineages throughout pre-implantation development with good spatiotemporal resolution and excellent viability.[…]

Organ Design 101: Discovering the rules for building a pancreas

Posted by on November 19th, 2015

As we develop from wads of cells to fully formed humans, each of our organs goes through intricate processes to achieve the right combination and number of cells arranged in the proper way. Research published in PLoS Biology by Yung Hae Kim and her colleagues looks at the development of our hormone-oozing pancreas, which assists[…]

The Rapstract

Posted by on September 25th, 2015

In a world first, Phil Day presents a complete summary of a peer-reviewed scientific paper in the medium of rap: The Rapstract. Original paper: Dr. Carolina Barcellos-Machado et al., Reconstruction of Phrenic Identity in Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Motor Neurons (2014) Interpretation in Rap by Phil Day presented here. Subtitles available. Phil Day is the[…]

5 years of the Node- the anniversary video

Posted by on September 3rd, 2015

As you probably know, this year the Node is celebrating its 5th anniversary. We have marked the occasion in many ways- we launched a brand new look and logo, rummaged through our archive to find the most popular posts of the last 5 years, thanked our most prolific writers, and even had a birthday party! One[…]

BSDB Medal Award lectures now on YouTube

Posted by on May 13th, 2015

This is a news item which was first posted on the site. Please, note that not all items will be duplicated on The Node. To ensure you stay informed, please, take a minute to subscribe for email notifications on the site: simply enter your email address in the 3rd item of the side[…]

New Reviews Editor at Development!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014

Dear Node readers, My name is Andrea Aguilar and I am replacing Caroline Hendry, Development‘s stem cells reviews editor, during her maternity leave. To spice things up a bit, I figured I would introduce myself using this short video.     For more information on our special issue about human development, visit our web page and read this post[…]