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Node update

Posted by , on 29 July 2010

A few bits of news and reminders about the Node, just to keep you all up to date: -We’ll be interviewing Jorge Cham, creator of the grad student comic Piled ...

Embryological Discovery in Woods Hole : Vertebrates

Posted by , on 27 July 2010

We are in our last week of the Embryology Course at Wood’s Hole now, and currently working on annelid and squid embryos. Things are still going at a frenetic pace ...

In Development this week (Volume 137, Issue 16)

Posted by , on 27 July 2010

Here are the highlights from this week’s issue of Development: Lymphatic networks follow arterial lead The vertebrate lymphatic system consists of lymphatic vessels, which collect fluid from the tissues and return it ...

The Maggot Meeting-2010

Posted by , on 26 July 2010

Greetings! It’s been an overcast, windy and gloomy Monsoon here in Bangalore, but the past few weeks at NCBS have been bright and exciting! The “Maggot Meeting – 2010”: Neural ...

Too many postdocs and PhD students?

Posted by , on 23 July 2010

There was a nice piece on the Naturejobs site this week, written by postdoc Katherine Sixt. She describes how she started to realize that not every postdoc will eventually become ...

Science on Screen

Posted by , on 20 July 2010

If you’re annoyed by the unconvincing lab work on shows like CSI, and would like to show the world what real scientists are like, why not make a film yourself? ...

Development Editors Meeting

Posted by , on 19 July 2010

On July 9, the editors of Development met in Strasbourg (or joined over the phone) for a meeting. Because Development‘s editors are spread out all over the world, these meetings ...

An interview with Thomas Lecuit

Posted by , on 16 July 2010

(This interview by Kathryn Senior originally appeared in Development on July 13) Thomas Lecuit heads up a multidisciplinary team of 10 scientists at the Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles (IBDML) ...

Embryological Discovery in Woods Hole

Posted by , on 14 July 2010

Three weeks ago, we joined a group of twenty-four students from around the world arriving in the small town of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. We were strangers from all sorts of ...

Some tips for reading the Node

Posted by , on 14 July 2010

The Node has been officially live for almost four weeks now, and we’ve seen visitor numbers and registrations go steadily up. As with most websites, there are far more silent ...

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