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Going with the flow

Posted by , on 31 January 2022

(or Navigating post-PhD turbulence in the midst of the pandemic) Working in academic research was such a blast that I’d never imagined anything else for myself. After my Master’s degree ...

Featured resource: Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank

Posted by , on 31 January 2022

Find out more about the Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank with Doug Houston

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Breeding better humans - exposing the dark legacy and troubling present of eugenics

Posted by , on 27 January 2022

New techniques that have been developed in the last five, ten years have relaunched conversations about the same things that the eugenicists were talking about in the late 19th and ...

Repulsive interactions bring rapid mitotic divisions to order

Posted by , on 26 January 2022

New research, published in Development, describes repulsive forces driving the uniform distribution of nuclei in the developing embryo. Study conducted at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (Ivo Telley & Jorge ...

Two years of the Node Network

Posted by , on 25 January 2022

In January 2020 we launched the Node Network and now, two years later, we are delighted to announce that we have over 1000 members from 44 different countries. Read on ...

‘Not birth, marriage or death, but gastrulation’: the life of a quotation in biology

Posted by , on 24 January 2022

Developmental biologists might be interested in a just-published article about Lewis Wolpert’s famous saying, ‘“Not birth, marriage or death but gastrulation”: the life of a quotation in biology’. The piece ...


Posted by , on 20 January 2022

Howdy all, As promised, here's a post with book recommendations for developmental biologists.

Postbaccalaureate Program to Diversify STEM: Stowers Research Scholars

Posted by , on 19 January 2022 The Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Kansas City, Missouri) is now accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars, a mentored 1-year postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career ...

Developing news

Posted by , on 18 January 2022

Welcome to our light-hearted look at the goings-on in the world of developmental biology in the last two weeks (or so).

SciArt profile: Diego Galagovsky

Posted by , on 17 January 2022

In our first SciArt profile of 2022, we hear from Diego Galagovsky, a postdoc with a passion for using cartoons to communicate science.

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