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Select a Development cover image from the Woods Hole course

Posted by , on 28 February 2011

Last summer you’ve been able to follow the experiences of a few of the students of the Woods Hole embryology course on the Node. You could tell from their stories ...

Image contest deadline extended (and other image news)

Posted by , on 25 February 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 ...

BSCB-BSDB Meeting 2011 – Early Bird Deadline Approaching

Posted by , on 24 February 2011

Don’t miss the early bird registration deadline for this year’s BSCB-BSDB meeting. To receive the discounted price make sure you’re registered by Friday 4th March. The conference is the annual ...

Primitive Streak - a fashion exhibit and website

Posted by , on 23 February 2011

In 1997, sisters Helen and Kate Storey collaborated on a project spanning their respective areas of expertise: fashion design and developmental biology. The result was a highly acclaimed collection of ...

Postdoctoral Scholar position in pancreas development

Posted by , on 22 February 2011

A postdoctoral scholar position is currently available in the Lynn Lab, located at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver Canada, for a qualified individual interested in studying the ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 6)

Posted by , on 22 February 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Arteriovenous-specific regulation of angiogenesis Endothelial cells (ECs) assume arterial- or venous-specific molecular characteristics at early stages of development. These ...

The Cell: An Image Library

Posted by , on 22 February 2011

The Cell: An Image Library – a new, free, easy to use library of cell images. Quail Developmental Atlas video Visit: http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/ Post Images: http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/pages/contribute Invite colleagues to LinkedIn group: ...

News for Node readers and writers

Posted by , on 21 February 2011

Contest reminder The deadline for the Node image contest is creeping closer. Have you sent in your submission yet? Have a look on our Facebook page to get a glimpse ...

A Lab Murder Mystery

Posted by , on 18 February 2011

“A researcher is found dead hunched over her lab bench, and seven suspects are in custody. Now it’s up to 30 high school students to determine who killed her.” To quote ...

If Animals Could Speak

Posted by , on 17 February 2011

I’ve no doubt that this is what they’d say: Or maybe this is what they really sound like and Sir David Attenborough refused to share this with us on the BBC. ...

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