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Skip your postdoc?

Posted by , on 20 January 2011

A friend of mine went straight from his PhD in computational (pharmaco)chemistry to an investigator position, and I have heard an unconfirmed second-hand story of one other person recently making ...

Citing Data

Posted by , on 17 January 2011

I just got back from attending two meetings about academia and the internet – one in person and the second, in true internet style, virtually. Both meetings at one point ...

The Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

Posted by , on 5 January 2011

But you know he’ll always keep movin’ You know he’s never gonna stop movin’ Cause he’s rollin’, he’s a rollin’ stone ~ Baker Street, by Gerry Rafferty (Link to Song ...

Feed me!

Posted by , on 16 December 2010

With people in many countries preparing to take a few days off at the end of this month, and other countries starting their summer break, I’m sure many of you ...

Nothing beats a movie for developmental biologists

Posted by , on 16 December 2010

Webcasting is a new art that is still being perfected, but which holds great promise for scientific collaboration at both small and large scales.

Ernst Haeckel and the recapitulation of an "early" biological debate

Posted by , on 8 December 2010

Scientists don’t spend free time to think about the changes that made possible the birth of a new way to make research. For example, how we moved from a world ...

Making life out of noise: “Stochasticity in cell and developmental processes”. Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 17-20 October, 2010. Organized by The Company of Biologists.

Posted by , on 28 October 2010

I always travel with my suitcase packed with genes. Airports, planes and trains offer me the only instances where I find two hours solid of work, and they (genes) are ...

Who will regulate UK embryo research?

Posted by , on 1 October 2010

In an attempt to tighten the country’s budget, the UK government wants to cut a large number of arms-length non-governmental organisations. These “quangos” (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organizations) include regulatory bodies, advisory ...

Nobel Predictions

Posted by , on 23 September 2010

Thomson Reuters has predicted who they think will walk away with the Nobel Prizes in medicine, chemistry, physics, and economics. Their predictions for the prize for Physiology or Medicine include ...

Supplementary?

Posted by , on 19 August 2010

It seems that following on the tracks of Cell Press, which is reducing the maximum number of supplemental figures to one per manuscript figure, now J. Neuroscience is doing away ...

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