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How The Company of Biologists helps the scientific community

Posted by , on 8 May 2014

As most of you will know, the Node is run by The Company of Biologists, a not-for-profit publisher of several journals, including Development. The Company of Biologists exists to benefit the scientific community, ...

Good guilt

Posted by , on 7 May 2014

Seán Mac Fhearraigh, from PostPostDoc, recently asked me to write a post about my experiences outside academia. Because I don’t have a lot of experience yet (I have only been working ...

Crick Quantitative Biology Conference - June 5th

Posted by , on 6 May 2014

The NIMR are hosting the Crick Quantitative Biology Conference on June 5th. This will cover a broad range of interdisciplinary areas of research including tissue growth, cell mechanics, imaging, gene-networks, evolution ...

Outreach Activity - Smartphone to Microscope Conversion

Posted by , on 6 May 2014

Development is a fascinating process that few people have a chance to see, let alone photograph! We recently participated with other scientists from the Crick Institute at a Science Museum ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 10)

Posted by , on 6 May 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Sara sorts out stem cell asymmetric division Adult stem cells play crucial roles in tissue homeostasis, giving rise to ...

A simple step to reverse ageing

Posted by , on 3 May 2014

How great would it be if we knew how to reverse ageing and turn old organs into young ones? Actually, this might not be as crazy as it sounds. As ...

6th Young Embryologist Annual Meeting

Posted by , on 2 May 2014

6th Young Embryologist Annual Meeting Friday 27th June 2014 JZ Young LT, Anatomy Building, University College London Last call for abstracts The 6th Young Embryologist Meeting aims to bring together ...

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