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Paul O'Neill

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Affordable Fluorescence

Posted by , on 13 June 2012

We all love the beauty of fluorescence, as neatly highlighted by the prevalence of fluorescent images in the Node’s recent Development cover competition. Such aesthetic data comes at a price ...

Science Funding Shake-up in Japan

Posted by , on 29 February 2012

In these times of financial instability and prudence, researchers across the globe seem to be finding things tough. Here in Japan fiscal worries are abundant, particularly following the disastrous earthquake ...

Further strides in ES cell organogenesis

Posted by , on 13 November 2011

A new Nature study has again demonstrated the power of ES cells as a model system for recapitulating developmental processes in vitro. Following on from the amazing self-assembly of differentiated ...

Optical clearing with Scale

Posted by , on 8 September 2011

Transparency. A desirable virtue in many walks of life, and a particularly useful trait in developmental biology.  Model organisms that are see-through offer unique advantages, especially when it comes to ...

JSDB meeting

Posted by , on 8 February 2011

There’s still time to register for this years JSDB meeting. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended until February 10th. JSDB meetings have been held almost entirely in English ...