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HHMI Biointeractive

Posted by , on 30 December 2010

Each year in early December, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute hosts a series of educational seminars, called the Holiday Lectures, in which researchers explain the very basic concepts of their ...

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.

Zebrafish transgenes go ubiquitous

Posted by , on 7 December 2010

The Node’s staff has kindly asked me to write a little “behind the scenes” on our zebrafish paper released today in Development, “Ubiquitous transgene expression and Cre-based recombination driven by ...

A primer or two in collegiality and mutual benefit

Posted by , on 2 November 2010

Who wants to reinvent the wheel? Resources for finding or judging the worth of PCR primers, particularly for quantitation or amplification of cDNA.

WormBase: It's not just for C. elegans anymore

Posted by , on 29 October 2010

WormBase — wormbase.org — is the central data repository for Caenorhabditis elegans and related nematodes. C. elegans is a well-known system for studying problems in developmental biology, the benefits of ...

ReplicationDomain

Posted by , on 26 October 2010

ReplicationDomain is an online database resource for storing, sharing and visualizing DNA replication timing and transcription data, as well as other numerical epigenetic data types. Data is typically obtained from ...

Hello from Nairobi

Posted by , on 24 October 2010

My apologies for the lag in updates from field collections in China.  I got a little distracted with submitting a paper and writing a K99/R00 that seem to have consumed ...

Tree of Life – biodiversity linked

Posted by , on 18 October 2010

From Arabidopsis to zebrafish, every species –living and extinct – is linked to every other species. Not just metaphorically, but also literally on the Tree of Life website, which ambitiously ...

Pleiades Promoter Project

Posted by , on 27 September 2010

A recent paper in PNAS describes the development of MiniPromoters: human DNA promoters of less than 4 kb, designed to drive gene expression in specific areas of the brain. The ...

Some tips for reading the Node

Posted by , on 14 July 2010

The Node has been officially live for almost four weeks now, and we’ve seen visitor numbers and registrations go steadily up. As with most websites, there are far more silent ...

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