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This month on the Node: May

Posted by , on 31 May 2013

May was another busy month on the Node, with a combination of research, publishing and Node news, in addition to several job posts. One very exciting news was that the Node has ...

COB Workshop: Evolution of the human neocortex

Posted by , on 30 May 2013

The Company of Biologists is hosting a workshop entitled “Evolution of the neocortex: how unique are we?“. This  promises to be an exciting event, discussing brain evolution and the unique ...

The SDB-BSDB Interview Chain: the Node interviews Aditya Saxena

Posted by , on 30 May 2013

At the last BSDB meeting Adi was the winner of the BSDB poster prize. Unfortunately John Young – the winner of the last SDB poster prize – was unable to ...

Stem Cells and Regeneration from Development

Posted by , on 29 May 2013

As regular readers of the Node and Development will know, we at the journal are keen to emphasise the close links between the developmental biology and stem cell fields. As ...

Development at the ISSCR

Posted by , on 29 May 2013

Given the launch of our new “Stem Cells & Regeneration” site, as well as the release of our Special Issue, Development is particularly excited to be attending the upcoming ISSCR ...

Gone today, hair tomorrow? Changes in dermal papilla cell number drive hair thinning and loss.

Posted by , on 28 May 2013

  Over the course of a lifetime, each hair follicle makes a series of new hairs, temporarily ceasing hair production before beginning again anew.  This has focused attention on the ...

Development and DORA

Posted by , on 28 May 2013

Following on from last week’s post about the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, Development has now published an editorial about the topic. For those interested, I’m re-posting (a slightly ...

Pint of science- science in the pub

Posted by , on 24 May 2013

The pub is a quintessential British institution. It is the place where you meet your friends, have a drink with lab mates on a Friday night, and go for lunch ...

Literary Paper Openings

Posted by , on 24 May 2013

What would a paper be like if it started with the opening line of a famous book? Since yesterday Twitter has been buzzing with answers to that question! We have ...

From science to art- an interview with sculptor Briony Marshall

Posted by , on 23 May 2013

Briony Marshall is a London-based sculptor and installation artist. Initially interested in science, Briony studied Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. After her undergraduate studies she moved on to art ...

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