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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 ...

Unfolding collaboration

Posted by , on 18 July 2017

We came across this video from EuroStemCell describing a project that aimed to increase public awareness of stem cell biology, as well as encourage scientists to get involved in public engagement ...

Four recent science art & photography announcements

Posted by , on 13 July 2017

Worm art at #Worm17 Each year at the International C. elegans Conference Ahna Skop organises a Worm Art Show with winners selected by the meeting participants (find out more about the history of the ...

D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form – 100 Years On and Still Growing!

Posted by , on 7 February 2017

“For the harmony of the world is made manifest in Form and Number, and the heart and soul and all the poetry of Natural Philosophy are embodied in the concept ...

A Fusion of Art and Science

Posted by , on 24 November 2016

Cytokinetic Abscission In the final step of cell division, the bridge connecting the cells is cut to give rise to two separate daughter cells – a fascinating process I have been ...

From biology to art

Posted by , on 4 November 2016

At the BSDB’s  Autumn Meeting on chimeras, scientist and artist Mia Buehr exhibited some of her art inspired by developmental biology. Here, she introduces her pieces. You can keep up ...

Life's symphony: a fusion of art and science to display the beauty of development

Posted by , on 26 July 2016

Mark Hintze and Diana Gradinaru introduce their collaborative animation about the wonders of developmental biology.   How are you built?  How do you become the shape and form that you are? How are ...

Drawing Embryos, Seeing Development

Posted by , on 25 January 2016

  Today, when we want to capture an image given by the microscope we can either snap a photograph of it or obtain a computer-generated image. But prior to when ...

From science to art- an interview with sculptor Briony Marshall

Posted by , on 23 May 2013

Briony Marshall is a London-based sculptor and installation artist. Initially interested in science, Briony studied Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. After her undergraduate studies she moved on to art ...