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‘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 ...

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).

2021 in numbers

Posted by , on 31 December 2021

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the Node in 2021. We hope you have enjoyed interacting with the site over the past year.

The making of.. human blastoids

Posted by , on 9 December 2021

In our recently published paper1, we show that human stem cells self-organize into blastocyst-like structures, which we term blastoids based on 4 criteria. Because blastoids can be generated in large ...

When one Workshop closes, a Webinar opens...

Posted by , on 15 October 2021

Workshop vs. Webinar In April 2020, I should have attended The Company of Biologists Workshop “The Cytoskeletal Road to Neuronal Function”. If only there was not the beginning of the ...

Developing news

Posted by , on 12 October 2021

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

Model Organism Databases: The community speaks...

Posted by , on 4 October 2021

Researchers discuss why MODs are important and what would happen if they didn't exist

#PostDocAppreciationWeek 2021

Posted by , on 24 September 2021

Thanks to everyone who responded to our call for shout out to, and stories about, the fabulous postdocs in your life.  It was wondering to hear from students thanking their ...

Developing News

Posted by , on 13 September 2021

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

A bad day for the angel on my shoulder: Practical advice for grant writing from the #devbiolwriteclub and #devbiolgrantclub

Posted by , on 11 July 2021

Hello!  Welcome back to the #devbiolwriteclub!  Over the last year or so, I’ve harangued you on Twitter and on The Node about practicing the craft of writing.  I’ve ignored any ...

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