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Studying genealogy in cell clones

Posted by , on 18 March 2014

A new method to study the beauty and relevance of cellular lineage     The origin of living beings has always interested, intrigued and fascinated curious researchers during the history ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 7)

Posted by , on 18 March 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   A vascular scaffold for islet nerve growth In many organs, the processes of vascularisation and innervation are frequently interdependent. ...

Negative findings: tackling the negativity

Posted by , on 18 March 2014

‘Science is often romanticised as a flawless system of knowledge building, where scientists work together to systematically find answers. In reality, this is not always the case. Dissemination of results ...

From SNPs to starlings: Avian Model Systems 2014, 5th-8th March

Posted by , on 17 March 2014

Deep snow failed to chill the atmosphere at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories as the most diverse Avian Model Systems meeting yet took place. The model organisms involved included transgenic quail ...

Cellularization in Drosophila, University of Chicago Journal Club

Posted by , on 15 March 2014

Cellularization in Drosophila embryos is quite the remarkable process. After fertilization, nuclear division occurs rapidly but without cell membrane formation, leading to a syncytial embryo with many nuclei in a ...

Soapbox Science on London’s South Bank - Using Flies to Fight Cancer

Posted by , on 14 March 2014

Soapbox Science follows the format of using historical areas for public debate, such as London Hyde Park’s Speakers Corner, providing a way of bringing scientists and their work to the ...

When the mind is given wings...

Posted by , on 14 March 2014

In the beginning of 2014 (January 5-17th) we enjoyed one of the most fascinating experiences professionally and personally. Under the guidance of Dr. Roberto Mayor and a teaching staff that ...

Join us at the (alternative) careers in science session, BSCB/BSDB meeting 2014

Posted by , on 12 March 2014

The joint Spring meeting of the British Society for Cell Biology and British Society for Developmental Biology is coming up soon, and the Node will be there! Not only will ...

PhD position available to study regulation of macrophage migration in Drosophila

Posted by , on 11 March 2014

PhD position available to study regulation of macrophage migration in vivo using Drosophila Organisation: Department of Infection and Immunity, The Medical School, University of Sheffield Supervisor: Dr Iwan Evans Studentship starting: 1st ...

Free online Life Fantastic CHRISTMAS LECTURES teaching resources

Posted by , on 11 March 2014

The 2013 Life Fantastic CHRISTMAS LECTURES® presented by Alison Woollard from the University of Oxford, explored the frontiers of developmental biology and uncovered the remarkable transformation of a single cell ...

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