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Stem Cells in Developmental Biology: a debate at the BSDB

Posted by , on 29 March 2013

See below a posting from our website ( on the discussion that took place at the BSDB on whether to change or not the name of the society to include ...

March news: Unproven stem cell therapy in Italy and an upgraded stem cell toolkit

Posted by , on 28 March 2013

I’ve just sent out EuroStemCell’s monthly newsletter and thought I’d share a couple of the big items that might interest all of you. It’s been another busy month, with lots ...

On how odd critters can answer important questions

Posted by , on 27 March 2013

Sproing! Sproing! Sproing! If there is one animal that deserves its own cartoon sound, it is the jerboa – a bipedal desert rodent with extraordinarily elongated hindlegs, fused foot bones, ...

In Development this week (Vol. 140, Issue 8)

Posted by , on 26 March 2013

Here are the highlights from the new issue of Development: Molecular map of posterior hypothalamus The hypothalamus is a key integrative centre in the vertebrate brain that regulates many essential ...

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop at Darling Marine Center

Posted by , on 22 March 2013

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center will once again host a Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop, June 25-29, 2013.  Openings are still available! This workshop is geared toward university faculty, ...

New Reviews Editor at Development!

Posted by , on 22 March 2013

Dear readers of the Node, Hi there! My name is Caroline and I am the new Reviews Editor covering all things stem cells at Development. I come to you from ...

Report on “The Making of a Vertebrate – RIKEN CDB Symposium 2013”

Posted by , on 22 March 2013

When your model organism of choice is medaka, and you spend your mornings trying to rid your embryos of their tough chorion, you comfort yourself thinking that one day all ...

Postdoc and PhD positions: Growth control in Drosophila

Posted by , on 20 March 2013

Post-doctoral and PhD positions are available in the lab of Savraj Grewal, University of Calgary, Canada. ( The main focus of the lab is to study the control of growth ...

CiteAb: a search engine for antibodies

Posted by , on 14 March 2013

This week we’re launching CiteAb – a brand new antibody search engine suitable for Developmental Biologists working with model organisms, including C. elegans, Drosophila, Zebrafish, Xenopus and Chick, as well ...

Stem cells image competition: voting

Posted by , on 14 March 2013

Over the last few weeks, you’ve been submitting your images for the Node and Development‘s stem cell cover competition. We received a large number of entries, and you’ve proved to ...

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