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Vote for a Development cover – Woods Hole – round 2

Posted by , on 31 May 2012

The winner of the previous round of images from the 2011 Woods Hole embryology course appeared on the cover of Development a few weeks ago. But which of the following ...

Winning image: six zebrafish

Posted by , on 29 May 2012

Earlier this month, you voted for your favourite image from the International Course on Developmental Biology. The winner, exactly 100 votes ahead of number 2, was this zebrafish embryo image: ...

2012 Santa Cruz Developmental Biology meeting

Posted by , on 25 May 2012

Wake your labmates and tell your friends – abstracts are due by Friday June 1 June 15! The meeting The Santa Cruz Developmental Biology meeting will be held Aug 8-11. ...

How obsession can fuel science blogging: The story of Retraction Watch

Posted by , on 23 May 2012

It was a summer afternoon in 2010 when Adam Marcus and I had the phone conversation that led to the birth of Retraction Watch. We had each been covering medicine ...

Essay competition writing tips

Posted by , on 23 May 2012

Have you started writing your essay yet? The Node and Development’s essay competition, “Developments in development”, is looking for essays in which you express your views about the future of ...

In Development this week (Vol. 139, Issue 12)

Posted by , on 22 May 2012

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Mechanical changes in cochlea development Correct patterning of the mammalian inner ear sensory epithelium, which contains mechanosensory outer hair ...

Postdoctoral position in invertebrate stem cell biology

Posted by , on 22 May 2012

Postdoc position available at School of Natural Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), National University of Ireland, Galway, to study the molecular mechanisms that control pluripotency and early lineage commitment ...

Publishing 'dirty' data

Posted by , on 22 May 2012

How much does it matter that the images we publish are neat and tidy? It’s a question I’ve been dealing with over the past couple of weeks, and I wanted ...

Senior Research Assistant

Posted by , on 17 May 2012

A research assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Brad Davidson, soon to be located in the Department of Biology at Swarthmore College.  We investigate fundamental questions of Cell Signal Integration ...

Postdoctoral Position in Zebrafish Lab at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Indiana, USA

Posted by , on 16 May 2012

A postdoctoral position is available in the zebrafish laboratory of Ryan M. Anderson at the Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana ( We use zebrafish ...

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