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Grant writing in Africa

Posted by , on 27 October 2010

Today I gave a grant writing seminar for about 25 participants and went through the general structure and preparation as well as the expectations of reviewers and granting agencies.  The ...

FASEB Excellence in Science Award for Gail Martin

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

The FASEB Excellence in Science Award is awarded annually to a woman whose research has made an exceptional contribution to the field of biological sciences. In 2011, this award will ...

American plant research gets a boost

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

In the US, basic plant research is relatively underfunded compared to other fields, with most of the available money going directly towards the development of practical agricultural applications. Last year, ...

Nobel Prize for Robert Edwards

Posted by , on 4 October 2010

Robert Edwards has just been announced as winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on in vitro fertilization (IVF) We speculated about the winners ...

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 ...

Lasker Awards 2010

Posted by , on 21 September 2010

Today, the Lasker Foundation announced the winners of their 65th annual Lasker Awards, celebrating biomedical research. The winners all contributed to scientific research with strong implications for medical advancements: Albert ...

Downtime for server maintenance

Posted by , on 21 September 2010

From 4PM UK time on Wednesday September 22nd, the Node’s server is going down for some maintenance. Work will continue for several hours, and will cover most of the working ...

Chicken, blogger, farmer, scientist

Posted by , on 13 September 2010

Here’s an uplifting story about how a farmer and a developmental biologist met online and started a collaboration. Earlier this month, I attended the annual Science Online conference in London. ...

Scheduled down time

Posted by , on 9 September 2010

The server that the Node runs on is going to receive some general maintenance between 6:30 PM UK time tonight and early tomorrow morning. This may affect our visitors in ...

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