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iPS or transdifferentiation

Posted by , on 2 March 2011

The discovery of iPS made headlines the world over, and rightly so. But recently, transdifferentiation between somatic cell types has also been the focus of  considerable attention. A couple of ...

The EMBO Meeting 2011 – Abstract submission and registration now open

Posted by , on 1 March 2011

10 – 13 September 2011, Vienna, Austria Featuring more than 120 world-class scientific speakers, including: Richard Axel, Susan Lindquist, Eric Wieschaus and Giacomo Rizzolatti. Three plenary lecture sessions: microbiology of ...

Image contest deadline extended (and other image news)

Posted by , on 25 February 2011

Good news if you were rushing to get your images in in time for our image competition: we’ve extended the deadline to March 15. We’ve seen all sorts of unique ...

News for Node readers and writers

Posted by , on 21 February 2011

Contest reminder The deadline for the Node image contest is creeping closer. Have you sent in your submission yet? Have a look on our Facebook page to get a glimpse ...

Around the web

Posted by , on 17 February 2011

The early embryology of the chick Coffee and Sci(ence) features the 90-year-old book “The Early Embryology of the Chick” by Bradley Patten. The book is now out of copyright, and ...

What’s new at the Node?

Posted by , on 10 February 2011

We’ve been busy – both behind the scenes and in plain view – so it’s time for another update. Contest We’re currently running our very first contest, with a prize ...

MBL Embryology Course

Posted by , on 8 February 2011

Dear students, postdocs and mentors, We write to share our enthusiasm about the MBL Embryology course and to encourage graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to apply for the 2011 summer ...

Natural Disasters and University Disruptions

Posted by , on 6 February 2011

Natural disasters can be powerfully destructive forces. At the very least, they have a habit of interrupting our lives and work. Damage varies depending on the intensity of nature’s fury ...

the Node image competition

Posted by , on 3 February 2011

[updated 24/2] – New deadline: March 15 To celebrate the successful first half year of the Node, we’re running a competition. A Node Latin, Nodus – a knot In general ...

The (re)birth of the DSDB

Posted by , on 1 February 2011

As the world of research into developmental biology becomes larger, and the arrival of online communities such as The Node allows us to bring that world a little closer to ...

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