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Writing tips for Node bloggers

Posted by , on 26 January 2014

We realise that a lot of the people who register for an account with the Node are not experienced bloggers. It can be hard to write your first blog post: ...

Colourful life of a fruit fly

Posted by , on 22 January 2014

Those lucky scientists, who study organisms which allow live imaging experiments to be effectively performed, do not always appreciate what a luxury it is to watch the tissue of interest ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 3)

Posted by , on 21 January 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Hoxb1b gets the neural tube into shape Hox genes are classically known for their roles in patterning the anterior-posterior ...

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- January 2014

Posted by , on 15 January 2014

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – Nature revealed their list of 10 people that mattered ...

The Node in Oxford

Posted by , on 9 January 2014

  The Node is back on the road in 2014, and our first stop this year is the city of dreaming spires- Oxford in the UK!     Cat, the ...

Group leader position in Marseille, France

Posted by , on 8 January 2014

CALL FOR A GROUP LEADER POSITION AT THE DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY INSTITUTE OF MARSEILLE The Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille (IBDM) is a leading research institute in Europe, with a unique ...

Top Node posts of 2013

Posted by , on 6 January 2014

Happy new year everyone! To wrap up 2013 we had a look at our stats to find what out which were the most popular posts of the last year. 2013 ...

Imaging techniques gives insight to what happens in aged eggs

Posted by , on 4 January 2014

Currently, more and more women delay having children because of pursuing higher educational and career aspirations, as well as changing cultural norms. Unfortunately their eggs become susceptible to chromosome mis-segregation ...

EvoDevo PhD position available in Sheffield, UK

Posted by , on 3 January 2014

This PhD is part of the NERC funded Doctoral Training Partnership ACCE (Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment). This is a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool, ...

Rewiring the brain

Posted by , on 3 January 2014

Watching animals, with their vast diversity of complex behaviours, can never be boring. In the animals around us, ants, spiders, lizards, dogs, cats, fish, birds…, we see so many different ...

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