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In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 20)

Posted by , on 7 October 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Small (molecule) steps to making bone The repair of cartilage and bone following damage remains a clinical challenge. Current ...

Tough decisions for the developing brain

Posted by , on 3 October 2014

To form complex organs, somatic stem cells proliferate and then differentiate during development. In this process, intrinsic factors, i.e. the sequential expression of transcriptional genes, and extrinsic factors, i.e. extracellular ...

'From Stem Cells to Human Development' - A Company of Biologists' Workshop

Posted by , on 3 October 2014

Last week, several of the Company of Biologists’ team de-camped to Surrey for our latest Workshop ‘From Stem Cells to Human Development’. Unlike previous events, this was a larger meeting, ...

What do sperm have to do with brain tumors?

Posted by , on 2 October 2014

  This post was originally published in the Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog.      Sometimes in science there are unexpected threads tying seemingly very different things together. Unraveling the ...

This month on the Node- September 2014

Posted by , on 1 October 2014

Here are some of the highlights for September:   Research: – Sylvain discussed his recent Development paper on the tristable regulatory network behind cell fate decisions in the early embryo. – Aryeh wrote about ...

The Future of Research Symposium:

The Funding of Research

Posted by , on 1 October 2014

This is the last of four posts relating to the Future of Research symposium which was announced in a previous blog post. Each of these posts will discuss a topic ...

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