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What do songbirds tell us about ES cells?

Posted by , on 8 January 2016

A running joke amongst avian developmental biologists is that the chicken (Gallus gallus) is the tastiest of the model organisms. A typical response from some of my mouse, frog or ...

Abstract deadline fast approaching: BMP Signalling in Cancer

Posted by , on 8 January 2016

BMP Signalling in Cancer 15—17 March 2016 St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK Join the Biochemical Society in exploring the mechanisms of BMP signal transduction and regulation of signalling, and discussing how ...

Time-Lapse Recording of Pre-Implantation Mouse Development

Posted by , on 6 January 2016

This four-day long time-lapse shows the development of pre-implantation mouse embryos from the 2-cell stage to over 100-cells as the expanded blastocysts hatch from their zona pellucidas. These embryos were ...

Future developments: your thoughts and our plans

Posted by , on 5 January 2016

This editorial by Olivier Pourquié and Katherine Brown first appeared in Development.   As a journal with its community very much at its heart, we here at Development believe it ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 1)

Posted by , on 5 January 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Making and shaping the lung epithelium Gas exchange in the lung occurs across the alveolar epithelium, which consists of ...

Top Node posts of 2015

Posted by , on 4 January 2016

Happy New Year everyone! The past year presented us with the usual mix of quirky and interesting developmental biology, and we’ve had posts about new meetings, research, resources and more. Now ...

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