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Funded Research Internships at the Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences at Tel Aviv University

Posted by , on 14 March 2024

Exceptional students from anywhere in the world are invited to apply! Who can apply? We’re excited to welcome outstanding young scientists who have  completed their BSc or MSc studies or ...

A journey of understanding the distinct molecular mechanisms underlying plant photoperiodism

Posted by , on 29 February 2024

In a new study, Joshua Gendron and colleagues find that plants can measure two different photoperiods to independently control seasonal flowering and growth, and the vegetative growth is partially dependent on ...

Understanding Variants of Uncertain Significance in Congenital Anomalies. Submit your clinically relevant variant(s) through our portal.

Posted by , on 27 February 2024

What we see Approximately 1 in 20 babies are born with severe anatomical malformations. Each year this equates to 8 million affected newborns, of which 300,000 die within the first ...

Poorly coiled frog guts help scientists unravel prevalent human birth anomaly

Posted by , on 22 February 2024

Scientists from North Carolina State University have used a herbicide to discover that disrupting metabolism could derail a series of cellular events required for proper elongation and rotation of the ...

January in preprints

Posted by , on 5 February 2024

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

Special Issue on Women in Tunicate Biology

Posted by , on 2 February 2024

The 1st International Symposium on Women in Tunicate Biology, organized by Anna Di Gregorio and Marie Nydam, was held online on March 28-29, 2023. This global symposium was attended by ...

Catch up on the preLights webinar series: From preprint to publication

Posted by , on 23 January 2024

In line with preLights’ ongoing postLights initiative, one of the preLights Ambassadors, Martin Estermann, has decided to create and host a new webinar series focusing on the journey of the preprint. This ...

December in preprints

Posted by , on 5 January 2024

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

Tweaking a gene can remind cells of their ancient roots

Posted by , on 3 January 2024

What is this? A sea anemone stinging cell (F; left panel) and change in cell identity following the knockout of a gene called NvSox2 (G; right panel). How was this ...

BEE-ST – a technique for monitoring hard tissue development

Posted by , on 3 January 2024

What is this? BEE-ST (Bone and tEEth Spatio-Temporal growth monitoring) is a method to monitor mineralization dynamics across species. It is based on the intraperitoneal (abdominal cavity) administration of fluorescent ...

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