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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- October 2014

Posted by on October 15th, 2014

Here is October’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – Bananas, Jesus on toast and polar bear disguises- some of the 2014 IgNobel Prizes! And since then the real Nobel Prizes have also been announced, with two prizes for Biology. The prize in Physiology or[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- August 2014

Posted by on August 15th, 2014

Here is August’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – An interesting article considers the impact of the Great War in women in science. – Alan Turing’s contributions to developmental biology featured in an excellent article in Mosaic. – Do you use Research Gate?[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- June 2014

Posted by on June 17th, 2014

Here is June’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – Fly developmental geneticist Walter Gehring sadly passed away this month. His influential research career included the discovery of the homeobox genes. – This last month saw new updates in the STAP case controversy- Haruko Obokata agreed[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- May 2014

Posted by on May 19th, 2014

Here is May’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – This month was a sad one for science, as two renowned  scientists passed away: Robin Holliday and developmental biologist Julian Lewis. – The Royal Society announced their new fellows list, including several developmental biologists: Cliff Tabin, Liam[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- April 2014

Posted by on April 13th, 2014

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – This year’s Waddington Medal was awarded by the British Society for Developmental Biology to Prof Phil Ingham! – Are you a budding science writer? The Wellcome Trust launched their 2014 Science Writing Competition, and are[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- February 2014

Posted by on February 13th, 2014

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – A new paper in Nature claims that cellular reprogramming can be achieved by exposing cells to stress. – The winners of the 2014 SDB awards were announced. Richard Harland, Christopher Wylie and Janet Heasman[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- January 2014

Posted by on January 15th, 2014

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – Nature revealed their list of 10 people that mattered in 2013, while the UK Science Council revealed its list of 100 leading UK practicing scientists. – This Christmas saw developmental biologist Alison Woollard present[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- December 2013

Posted by on December 16th, 2013

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – Fred Sanger has sadly passed away. A fitting tribute to him was @edyong209‘s tweet: CGCATTCCGTTTCGCGAAGATAGCGCGAACGGCGAACGC (reads RIP Fred Sanger) – 2 papers published in Cell showed that cellular senescence contributes to embryonic development – Paul[…]

(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[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- October 2013

Posted by on October 16th, 2013

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced, awarded to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman  and Thomas C. Südhof for their work on vesicle trafficking. – The US government shutdown continues, with consequences[…]