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October in preprints

Posted by , on 25 November 2022

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental and stem cell biology (and related) preprints.

Developing news

Posted by , on 15 November 2022

The big news on #ScienceTwitter (and indeed Twitter more broadly) surrounds the flock becoming a herd as the community hedges with more and more users opening accounts on Mastodon. There ...

SSRI use during pregnancy: potential effects on fetal brain development

Posted by , on 10 November 2022

There have been long-standing debates around the risk of selective serotonin uptake inhibitor (SSRI) use during pregnancy due to the potential effects on fetal brain development. Our studies, which have ...

Upcoming meeting: Recognizing preprint peer review

Posted by , on 9 November 2022

Over the last few months, I’ve been involved in a project coordinated by ASAPbio looking at the potential benefits of, and challenges with using, public preprint peer review – for ...

Embryo Geometry

Posted by , on 2 November 2022

Dear Node Colleagues, This is my inaugural Node post. Around 1990, Stephen Jay Gould dedicated my copy of his Ontogeny and Phylogeny (1979), writing, “Thank you for tackling my real book.” As ...

Developing news

Posted by , on 25 October 2022

This week, #SciTwitter has been focussed on discussions around publishing, starting with prestige-signalling, followed by a big announcement from eLife, which received mixed reactions on Twitter.

Developing news

Posted by , on 18 October 2022

Twitter has felt a little quieter on the #devbio front these past two weeks, perhaps in anticipation of the long awaited #ISDB2021, which kicked off this Sunday. If you have ...

Peer Review Week 2022: Research Integrity

Posted by , on 22 September 2022

This week (September 19-23) is Peer Review Week, and the theme this year is “Research integrity: creating and supporting trust in research”. This is a topic very close to Development’s ...

Useful resources for postdocs - #PostdocAppreciationWeek

Posted by , on 21 September 2022

It’s great to say thanks, but the fact that postdocs need to have a dedicated appreciation week suggests that they are often underappreciated in science. There are a plethora of ...

Developing news

Posted by , on 20 September 2022

This week is #PostdocAppreciationWeek (#NPAW22), and we’d love to hear about the postdocs that contribute to your working life! Last year, we asked for shout-outs on our Twitter feed and ...

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