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'Education, Education, Education'

Posted by , on 15 October 2013

‘‘Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.’’ Benjamin Franklin.   I am in Paris. I love Paris. It reeks of the arrogance and certainty still of the ...

Barcelona hosts major European conference on Drosophila research

Posted by , on 14 October 2013

      – On 16-19 October, 700 scientists will meet for the 23 European Drosophila Conference in the Palau de Congressos in Barcelona.       – Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly, ...

Scientists disclose minute-by-minute details of the biological clock of skin stem cells

Posted by , on 14 October 2013

Researchers lead by Salvador Aznar Benitah describe in detail the cyclic activity of the genes in skin stem cells during the course of a day. The correct balance of the ...

A day in the life of...a mouse lab

Posted by , on 11 October 2013

I work at the National Institute for Medical Research in London. My project is currently investigating the cues governing development of the limb, with an emphasis on cartilage patterning in ...

Outreach activity- Speed-dating with scientists

Posted by , on 10 October 2013

Why is this a good activity? This event takes the form of a 5-minute conversation between a scientist and a visitor in a relaxed and entertaining space in a way ...

Science powered by music

Posted by , on 10 October 2013

Coldplay were one of the main attractions of the famous Optimus Alive Oeiras music festival, in Portugal. The concert was sold out and, as with any other concert, fans wanted ...

Science outreach- a new series on the Node!

Posted by , on 10 October 2013

Researchers are being encouraged now more than ever to communicate their science to the public. First and foremost science communication is a way to share the enjoyment and excitement of ...

Call for Papers for DMM Special Issue on Zebrafish

Posted by , on 9 October 2013

  Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is pleased to welcome submissions for a Special Issue scheduled for publication in late 2014. This issue will focus on translational advances made using the ...

13th FASEB Plant Biology Conference- Mechanisms in Plant Development

Posted by , on 9 October 2013

The 13th FASEB Plant Biology Conference was held from August 11- 16, 2013, in Saxtons River, Vermont, a modest but beautiful setting.  This was a special meeting, since it marked ...

A Day in the Life of... a Zebrafish lab

Posted by , on 8 October 2013

My name is Andrew Mathewson and I am a fourth year graduate student in the University of Washington’s Molecular and Cellular Biology program. Whereas most my friends from college are ...

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