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Scales in scientific images

Posted by on August 6th, 2017

I recently saw drawings by Maria Sybilla Merian at Kupferstichkabinett Berlin and the University Library Dresden. Merian, who lived from 1647 to 1717, is renowned for her exceptional illustrations of biological specimens and gained recognition as a scientist for her nature observations, for example, of insect metamorphosis.     Merian evidently was genius in choosing[…]

Woods Hole Images round 2 – vote for a Development cover

Posted by on May 1st, 2013

Back in February, you voted on the first set of beautiful images taken by last year’s Woods Hole Embryology Course students, and this confocal picture of a mouse embryo appeared on the cover of Development last month. Now it’s time for the next round: please vote in the poll below for which of the following[…]

Seeing Further

Posted by on March 29th, 2011

The Royal Society has collected a series of images that illustrate the moment important scientific discoveries were made. This “Moments of Seeing Further” collection includes a notebook sketch from 1980, contributed by Sir John E. Sulston and depicting cell division in C. elegans – work that contributed to the discovery of the fate map of[…]

Image contest deadline extended (and other image news)

Posted by on February 25th, 2011

Good news if you were rushing to get your images in in time for our image competition: we’ve extended the deadline to March 15. We’ve seen all sorts of unique interpretations of the theme “intersections” as applied to developmental biology among the submissions so far. Make sure to send yours in, too – you just[…]

the Node image competition

Posted by on February 3rd, 2011

[updated 24/2] – New deadline: March 15 To celebrate the successful first half year of the Node, we’re running a competition. A Node Latin, Nodus – a knot In general – a point of intersection In developmental biology – an embryonic tissue that patterns a developing embryo All you have to do is send us[…]