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Cells in Evolutionary Biology

Posted by , on 2 September 2018

Cells in Evolutionary Biology: Translating Genotypes into Phenotypes – Past, Present, Future 1st Edition Brian K. Hall, Sally A. Moody   This book is the first in a projected series ...

Embryogenesis Explained

Posted by , on 8 November 2016

Gordon, N.K. & R. Gordon (2016). Embryogenesis Explained. Singapore, World Scientific Publishing Company. xxiii+759pp., 431 illustrations. Here’s the Table of Contents: Chapter 1: How Embryogenesis Began in Evolution ...

Raw Data: a cautionary tale

Posted by , on 4 March 2016

I’ve just finished reading ‘Raw Data’ by Pernille Rørth. As a disclaimer, Pernille ran the lab next door to me when I was a postdoc, and as Editor in Chief ...

Exciting and Frightening - Book review of GMO Sapiens by Paul Knoepfler

Posted by , on 23 February 2016

ISBN 9789814678537 – 28USD/18GBP The idea of human germline genetic modification is too close for comfort right now. However, society in general does not seem to realise the proximity of ...

"Decoding the Language of Genetics", a review

Posted by , on 7 February 2016

Modern biology is impossible to understand without genetics. Students today would struggle to understand Mendelian inheritance without the idea of the gene, and labs worldwide use molecular biology and genetic ...

Growing older gracefully – a review of the 10th edition of Developmental Biology

Posted by , on 9 March 2014

This article was first published in Development, and was written by Timothy T. Weil, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.   In the age of Google and Wikipedia, what is ...

Royal Society Publishing - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers in animals - TB 1632

Posted by , on 29 November 2013

Posted by Felicity Davie, Royal Society Publishing: Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers in animals – TB 1632 – Dec 13 Royal Society Publishing has just published Molecular and ...

Blue Skies and Bench Space: Adventures in Cancer Research

Posted by , on 28 November 2013

If you’re interested in how science is done, what it takes to make major discoveries, and how we got to where we are today, you may be interested in a ...

Stem Cells: An Insider's Guide - the new book by Paul Knoepfler

Posted by , on 30 September 2013

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Associate Professor and dedicated stem cell blogger Dr. Paul Knoepfler about his upcoming book “Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide”. The book covers everything ...

Biology Bytes: A Stem Cell-Focused Book for the Public

Posted by , on 22 September 2013

I recently published a book, called Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Stem Cells and Modern Medicine, which is on stem cells and other medical-related topics, and thought it would be ...

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