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BiO Editorial - Publishing in the biomedical sciences: if it's broken, fix it!

Posted by , on 23 October 2012

To mark Open Access Week (October 22-28), the Node is reposting a recent editorial in Biology Open (BiO), by BiO editor-in-Chief Jordan Raff. Please leave your feedback in the comments. ...

Presentation tips from the EMBO meeting

Posted by , on 27 September 2012

At the EMBO meeting earlier this week, I had the opportunity to ask a few of the plenary speakers how they prepared for their talks. These speakers all had clear ...

What's in the culture medium in IVF labs?

Posted by , on 1 August 2012

British researchers working with human embryos for IVF have been wondering about the effects of components of the culture medium they use. In the UK, culture media used for IVF ...

Pick a winner - essay competition

Posted by , on 19 July 2012

Now that you’ve had a chance to read both shortlisted essays in the “Developments in development” essay competition, it’s time to vote for the one that you think should be ...

Essay nominee 2 - There'll be dragons?

Posted by , on 18 July 2012

Below is the second of two essays nominated in our essay competition “Developments in development”. The other nominated essay appeared on the Node yesterday. Please read both essays, and come ...

Essay nominee 1 - An Excitingly Predictable ‘Omic Future

Posted by , on 17 July 2012

Below is the first of two essays nominated in our essay competition “Developments in development”. The other nominated essay will appear on the Node tomorrow. Please read both essays, and ...

Evolutionary crossroads in development

Posted by , on 11 July 2012

The following editorial by Nipam Patel appears in Development issue 139(15). The corresponding Featured Topic on Evolutionary Crossroads in Developmental Biology includes all the primer articles mentioned and linked in ...

Growing a human body part - and cloning babies

Posted by , on 4 July 2012

Last week, I attended the “Growing a Human Part” talk at the Royal Institution, with talks by John Gurdon and Helen Blau. You can read the announcement on the Node, ...

Meeting Report - The 4th Young Embryologist Meeting

Posted by , on 23 June 2012

The Young Embryologist Network (or YEN for short) held its fourth annual meeting this year on the 1st June. The conference began as a small afternoon gathering in a lecture ...

Publishing 'dirty' data

Posted by , on 22 May 2012

How much does it matter that the images we publish are neat and tidy? It’s a question I’ve been dealing with over the past couple of weeks, and I wanted ...

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