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FASEB 2017 BioArt Winners

Posted by , on 13 December 2017

Here at the Node we are always on the lookout for beautiful developmental biology images and videos, and love our science art (see here, here, here, here and here!). So ...

BSDB writing competition for PhDs & postdocs

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

In preparation of our upcoming 70th anniversary to be celebrated at the special Spring Meeting in Warwick (April 15th-18th 2018), the BSDB announces a writing competition for its graduate student ...

On Growth and Form at 100: The story behind the cover

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

Today marks the publication of Development’s special issue celebrating the centenary of D’Arcy Thompson’s ‘On Growth and Form’. Given the continuing influence of the book’s graphical elements – from its captivating ...

Evo-devo music

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

It’s rare to see your working life captured in a music video.  This made me happy, I hope you enjoy it. Click the title above.

Allometry in a Simple Cell Network

Posted by , on 19 September 2017

A post by Jasmin Imran Alsous, on work done in collaboration with Paul Villoutreix and Alexander M. Berezhkovskii in the Shvartsman lab. I started working on Drosophila egg chambers from the ...

Mechanical control of the inner ear development

Posted by , on 14 September 2017

Prologue Molecular biological approaches to understanding the complex gene networks regulating development often resemble attempts to understand a Monet painting by looking at it up close. We find the links within ...

Embryosafari: an attempt at illustrating development

Posted by , on 12 September 2017

Hello, Community! In July, I revealed to the world my attempts at scientific illustration. Aidan (The Node’s Community Manager) took a keen interest in my work and was very kind ...

What Illustrators See that a Camera Can't

Posted by , on 29 August 2017

Illustrator Natalya Zahn on the role of observation and visual interpretation in her work creating an addendum to Nieuwkoop and Faber’s classic Normal Table of Xenopus laevis   As an artist of ...

Scales in scientific images

Posted by , on 6 August 2017

I recently saw drawings by Maria Sybilla Merian at Kupferstichkabinett Berlin and the University Library Dresden. Merian, who lived from 1647 to 1717, is renowned for her exceptional illustrations of ...

Behind the scene of Embryology 2017: not just about the science

Posted by , on 3 August 2017

Blog post written by Isabelle Vea – 2017 Embryology Student   All 24 of the 2017 Embryology students came to Woods Hole to learn from the best scientists in the ...