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Temperature, variability and the robustness of development

Posted by , on 29 December 2023

Find out the story behind the paper about temperature sensitivity across cell types in zebrafish embryos, from first author Mike Dorrity.

Looking to make your events more sustainable in 2024?

Posted by , on 22 December 2023

Hi! My name is Teodora and I am the new Sustainable Conferencing and Communications Officer from The Company of Biologists. Since I joined The Company of Biologists, I have worked ...

Join us for some end-of-year fun!

Posted by , on 21 December 2023

As we get to the end of 2023, the Node, preLights and FocalPlane, the three community sites of The Company of Biologists, would like say a massive thank you to ...

Genetics Unzipped: 2023 Unzipped!

Posted by , on 21 December 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, we’re bringing you a smorgasbord of previously unaired clips from some of our favourite interviews this year.

The backbone of stem cell derived embryos — featured image from the Node-BSDB virtual art exhibition

Posted by , on 20 December 2023

In the recent BSDB-the Node virtual art exhibition, Christoph Markus Haefelfinger’s ‘The backbone of stem cell derived embryos’ was selected as the Judges’ Choice runner-up in the ‘Scientific images’ category. ...

SciArt profile: Morag Lewis

Posted by , on 19 December 2023

Find out more more about Morag Lewis, the scientist behind the artwork 'Castle of Dreaming Dragons', which was chosen as the Judges' choice runner-up in the Node-BSDB virtual art exhibition. ...

Meeting report - “Genes, cells and embryos in development and evolution: Pere Alberch 25 years on”

Posted by , on 19 December 2023

I read the name of Pere Alberch for the first time while leafing through a collection of articles on Ecology and Evolution edited by the Universidad Autónoma de México [1]. ...

Japan SciCom Forum 2023 - an apprentice science writer finding a place to belong

Posted by , on 19 December 2023

In my previous article, I discussed the importance of joining communities and finding your crowd. Following my own advice, I have joined the Japan SciComm Forum, the community for English-speaking ...

"Here's looking at -oids, kid": meeting report – Vienna ISSCR symposium, December 2023

Posted by , on 19 December 2023

One does not easily pass up the opportunity to attend an ISSCR conference, especially when said conference is in Vienna, in the leadup to Christmas, and the venue is the ...

Scientists identify a key cause of female infertility

Posted by , on 18 December 2023

A Press Release from Development Infertility affects around 48 million couples worldwide and can have various causes. In mammals, including humans, eggs are produced in the ovary. When this process ...

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