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Optical clearing with Scale

Posted by , on 8 September 2011

Transparency. A desirable virtue in many walks of life, and a particularly useful trait in developmental biology.  Model organisms that are see-through offer unique advantages, especially when it comes to ...

Turtles in a nutshell

Posted by , on 7 September 2011

Turtles are peculiar vertebrates. They have a compact skull with no temporal openings, a beak instead of teeth, a contractible neck, and a shell covering its trunk. The famous turtle ...

Leaving the lab: career development for developmental biologists

Posted by , on 6 September 2011

Over the past months, we’ve heard from several people who left research for a career away from the bench. Now, a summary of all these posts appears in Development, followed ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 19)

Posted by , on 6 September 2011

Here are the research highlights form the current issue of Development: Modelling liver development with ES cells: HNF4A is key Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs), via their ability to differentiate ...

Group Leader position available at MRC-NIMR London

Posted by , on 4 September 2011

Applications are invited for a Principal Investigator position to lead a new research group in Cell and Developmental Biology. We are particularly interested in candidates using quantitative approaches to study ...

Node updates

Posted by , on 31 August 2011

Survey As you know we carried out a survey about the Node this summer. Thank you to those who answered our questions! It was very helpful. We’re currently analysing the ...

Better late than never… 70th SDB meeting report

Posted by , on 31 August 2011

Thanks to the support from the Company of Biologists I had the opportunity to attend the 70th SDB meeting that was held last month in the hot but wonderful city ...

September desktop calendar

Posted by , on 30 August 2011

We’re as surprised as you are that September starts in a few days! Time to get a new desktop calendar. While it may look like an African violet, this is ...

7th European Zebrafish Meeting

Posted by , on 29 August 2011

During the European summer Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, is famously the place to be at while it hosts its world-renowned Festival. But this year it is also the place where ...

The Cell: An Image Library

Posted by , on 29 August 2011

The Cell: An Image Library Help us reach our goal of 1000 members in our LinkedIn group. Join us at The Cell: An Image Library

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