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Welcome to Yokohama... ISSCR 2012

Posted by , on 13 June 2012

“In a world of total darkness, a glimmer of light emboldens human spirit”. A view on the work of stem cell scientists among the closing remarks from a moving talk ...

Affordable Fluorescence

Posted by , on 13 June 2012

We all love the beauty of fluorescence, as neatly highlighted by the prevalence of fluorescent images in the Node’s recent Development cover competition. Such aesthetic data comes at a price ...

Royal Institution Lecture, UK: Growing a human body part

Posted by , on 12 June 2012

FREE EVENT: Growing a human body part: exploring the frontiers of regenerative medicine Wednesday 27th June, 7pm to 8.30pm at The Royal Institution, London, UK. Lecturers: Dr. Helen Blau and Sir ...

Loving zebrafish with all my heart

Posted by , on 8 June 2012

I would have thought that all organisms heal a broken heart the same way humans do (bad movies and cheap wine), but I was wrong.  Some organisms, such as zebrafish ...

Postdoctoral position in the developmental neurobiology of autism

Posted by , on 7 June 2012

The Page laboratory at The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida has a postdoctoral position available to investigate the role of genetic risk factors for autism in brain development, using ...

Physics of Living Matter Symposium 7 | 13-14th September 2012

Posted by , on 6 June 2012

The Physics of Living Matter symposium is coming to London this year . This event, first popularised in Cambridge, is a forum for interdisciplinary research in cell and developmental biology. For ...

In Development this week (Vol. 139, Issue 13)

Posted by , on 6 June 2012

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: Two-step loss of pluripotency During early development, embryonic cells can form derivatives of all three embryonic layers. This pluripotency, which ...

This month on the Node - May 2012

Posted by , on 4 June 2012

This (last…) month, several posts on the Node were about publishing issues. Ivan Oransky wrote a guest post to tell the story of why he and Adam Marcus started the ...

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