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Full-term development of quail chick by ICSI

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A new set of Node postcards!

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Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

PCR machine

What do you call your PCR machine?

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars

To celebrate the Node’s first birthday, we will be uploading a new desktop wallpaper (with calendar) every month between July and December 2011. Check back at the end of each month for the next month’s wallpaper.

december_thumbnailDecember 2011

Dorsal view of the central nervous system of a Drosophila embryo. This image, taken by Joshua Clanton of Vanderbilt University, was one of the candidates in the third Development cover image voting round of images taken at the 2010 Woods Hole Embryology course.

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november_thumbnailNovember 2011

A sea biscuit during metamorphosis from larval to adult stage. This image, taken by Bruno Vellutini of the Marine Biology Center of University of São Paulo, was the runner up in the Intersection Image Competition held earlier this year.

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october_thumbnailOctober 2011

Mouse embryo showing Wnt1/Cre-YFP transgene (yellow), 2H3 antibody (red), and DAPI (blue). This image, taken by Elsa Denker of the Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, was one of the candidates in the fourth Development cover image voting round of images taken at the 2010 Woods Hole Embryology course.

Click one of the links below to go to a full-size image to use as your desktop in October. Check back at the end of October for the November desktop.

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september_thumbnailSeptember 2011

It resembles an African violet, but this is actually a staining of the four-cell stage of a slipper limpet just about to cleave to the eight-cell stage. This image, taken by Anna Franz of the University of Oxford, was one of the candidates in the second Development cover image voting round of images taken at the 2010 Woods Hole Embryology course.

Click one of the links below to go to a full-size image to use as your desktop in September. Check back at the end of September for the October desktop.

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august_thumbnailAugust 2011

This was the runner-up in the first Development cover image voting round of images taken at the 2010 Woods Hole Embryology course. It shows a squid embryo, with DAPI staining in blue and phalloidin in red. The image was taken by Jennifer Hohagen of Georg-August-Universitaet in Göttingen.

Click one of the links below to go to a full-size image to use as your desktop in August. Check back at the end of August for the September desktop.

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july_thumbnailJuly 2011

This was the winning picture in the Node’s “Intersection” image contest. It shows a co-localization of slow myosin heavy chain (magenta) with Sox6 (in blue) on a gut section of a E17.5 mouse embryo. Image by Stéphane Vincent of the IGBMC.

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