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Development Editors Meeting

Posted by , on 19 July 2010

On July 9, the editors of Development met in Strasbourg (or joined over the phone) for a meeting. Because Development‘s editors are spread out all over the world, these meetings ...

An interview with Thomas Lecuit

Posted by , on 16 July 2010

(This interview by Kathryn Senior originally appeared in Development on July 13) Thomas Lecuit heads up a multidisciplinary team of 10 scientists at the Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles (IBDML) ...

Embryological Discovery in Woods Hole

Posted by , on 14 July 2010

Three weeks ago, we joined a group of twenty-four students from around the world arriving in the small town of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. We were strangers from all sorts of ...

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 ...

In Development this week (Volume 137, Issue 15)

Posted by , on 13 July 2010

Here are the research highlights from the new issue of Development… TORc1-ing about stem cell differentiation In adult tissues, the tight regulation of stem cell selfrenewal and differentiation maintains tissue ...

BSDB-BSCB Meeting Report Part III

Posted by , on 10 July 2010

Here is the final part of my meeting report on the BSDB-BSCB Spring Conference this April in Warwick. In the first part, I covered some of the talks on transcriptional ...

Protocol: Rehydrating embryos once fixed and dehydrated...

Posted by , on 9 July 2010

Does anyone know a protocol for rehydrating embryos once stored in methanol?  I’m working with Xenopus laevis embryos which have been fixed using formaldehyde.  Some lab wisdom passed down is ...

The Node Launch Party

Posted by , on 6 July 2010

Yes, we’ve been live for a few weeks, but you’re not truly and fully launched as a website these days without a proper launch party, so we had ours last ...

Digital fly embryo

Posted by , on 5 July 2010

Using light microscopy to study developmental processes in situ is a bit tricky if your samples are not transparent. In that aspect, early zebrafish development is a walk in the ...

ISSCR meeting

Posted by , on 1 July 2010

Almost four thousand people attended the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) meeting in San Francisco in June. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, about a quarter of the ...

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