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Job posting: Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

We’d like to draw your attention to one of the current job postings, even if you don’t normally look at the job ads page. After 8 very successful years with ...

Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

(Based in Cambridge, UK) After 8 very successful years with Development, Dr. Jane Alfred has decided to leave her position as Executive Editor. If you have editorial experience and are ...

Muscular forces shape bone circumference

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

The massive cow femur I keep on a shelf right in front of me in my office clearly demonstrates that the shaft of a long bone is anything but a ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 15)

Posted by , on 12 July 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: BMP signalling rolls up in the neural tube During neurulation, polarised cell-shape changes at hinge points – specialised regions ...

Wellcome PhD – Lab 2: Tea at the poles

Posted by , on 12 July 2011

This is my personal report on the second of three laboratory projects which I have undertaken during the rotation year of my 4-year Wellcome Trust PhD. I studied how yeast ...

Keeping an Open Mind - A Scientist's Quest for Positive Change

Posted by , on 12 July 2011

I am the founder and CEO of DataGiving. I founded DataGiving whilst completing my Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Cambridge. I have always been passionate about helping people. ...

Stem cell research in Qatar

Posted by , on 11 July 2011

There’s an interesting interview in Nature News, with Abdelali Haoudi – the vice-president for research of the Qatar foundation. Qatar opened a biomedical research institute a few years ago, and ...

Select a Development cover - round 4

Posted by , on 11 July 2011

The Embryology course at Woods Hole is still ongoing, and you can read more about what they’ve been up to so far in David Gold’s post. The images below are ...

Greetings from the 118th Embryology Class

Posted by , on 6 July 2011

Twenty-four of us have been working for the past five weeks, studying development in a variety of contexts and organisms at the Marine Biology Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  The ...

the Node survey

Posted by , on 5 July 2011

Since its launch in June 2010, the Node has attracted thousands of visitors. Some have visited only once, others return every day. Some have written on the site, others only ...

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