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A New Way To Look At Human Development

Posted by on March 29th, 2017

  Throughout history, the desire of scientists to understand physiology and disease by thoroughly studying anatomical features, has always faced an intractable limitation: they cannot simply see through the tissue! Dissection has therefore been the modus operandi of anatomists: from Galen’s pioneering studies, to modern day biologists who routinely section tissues to label structures for[…]

This month on the Node and beyond

Posted by on December 5th, 2016

November turned out to be  a bumper month on the Node with posts on research (current and historical), meetings and new resources, as well as interviews and a meeting report. Plus some beautiful science-inspired art. Here are some of our highlights, as well as our pick of the best of the web this month.   Research, resources, and[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- February 2016

Posted by on February 8th, 2016

Here is February’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – The end of 2015 saw the usual collection of articles highlighting the best of the past year. Nature listed their top 10 people who mattered and the science events that shaped 2015, while Science named CRISPR[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the Internet- December 2015

Posted by on December 10th, 2015

Here’s December’s round-up of interesting content we found around the internet!   News & Research -CRISPR and genome editing were at centre stage, with articles about the therapeutic use of gene editing technologies, opinion pieces as to whether we should modify the human genome, input from lab scientists about CRISPR/Cas9 ethical and policy issues and[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- October 2015

Posted by on October 16th, 2015

Here is October’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Developmental Biologist Eric Davidson, who was based at CalTech, has sadly passed away. You can learn more about Eric and his career in this Q&A published in Current Biology a few years ago. – Interesting piece[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- August 2015

Posted by on August 14th, 2015

Here is August’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Ian Sussex, one of the founding fathers of plant developmental biology, recently passed away. Developmental Biology published an obituary. – Nature jobs published several articles providing advice to new PIs: how to manage your lab budget, to serve (or[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- June 2015

Posted by on June 16th, 2015

Here is June’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Daniel St Johnston predicts the renaissance of a new wave of developmental biology, in this piece published in PLOS Biology. – The retirement debate– should older scientists stay at the bench or make way[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- April 2015

Posted by on April 22nd, 2015

Here is April’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – There is a growing number of postdocs and not enough positions in academia. What is the future of the postdoc? Meanwhile, the MRC removed the number of postdoc years from their eligibility criteria for fellowship[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- February 2015

Posted by on February 12th, 2015

Here is February’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research: – A new technique called ‘expansion microscopy‘ makes tissues swell up in order to observe structures at higher resolution. – Mary Lyon, the mouse geneticist who proposed the theory of X-chromosome inactivation, died last December. Obituaries on[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- December 2014

Posted by on December 17th, 2014

Here is December’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research: – Masayo Takahashi was the winner of the 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year award, while the STAP story was chosen as the Stem Cell Story of the Year, in an open vote in Paul Knoepfler’s blog.[…]