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Establishing a niche

Posted by , on 12 April 2011

If there is hope to fully understand stem cells, then the environment surrounding those stem cells must be understood too.  A recent Development paper describes important results on niche establishment ...

Young Embryologist Meeting 2011 (YEM:2011)

Posted by , on 15 February 2011

The Young Embryologist Meeting 2011 will be held at King's College London on May 6th, 2011.

modENCODE

Posted by , on 6 January 2011

The modENCODE project (model organism encyclopedia of DNA elements) is a collaborative effort to identify all sequence-based functional elements of Drosophila and C. elegans. The project has now produced almost ...

Intestinal stem cell regeneration

Posted by , on 5 January 2011

Cancer and stem cells are two very loaded biology concepts, and more frequently can be found in the same discussion.  Stem cells within tumors are able to divide and provide ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 2)

Posted by , on 21 December 2010

Boning up on stem cell Igf2-P2 function The insulin-like growth factor (IGF)/insulin signalling pathway regulates cell proliferation, differentiation, aging and life span. During embryonic development, transcription of the mouse and ...

In Development this week (Vol. 137, Issue 22)

Posted by , on 26 October 2010

Research highlights from the current issue of Development: Novel Hh targets fly in Hedgehog (Hh), a secreted morphogen, acts in a paracrine fashion to regulate tissue patterning during embryogenesis. Its ...

Stunning cysts

Posted by , on 6 October 2010

Hello to all of you Node readers!  My name is Erin Campbell and I’m the blogger behind HighMag Blog, a blog that features cell biology images a few times a ...

Recombine to get better

Posted by , on 6 September 2010

Recently a paper in Science caught my attention since its title combines the words mitotic recombination with patients and Ichthyosis. Having worked with Drosophila during my PhD and now being ...

In the new issue of Development, 137 (17)...

Posted by , on 10 August 2010

The Bicoid gradient, epigenetic control of BMP signalling, haematopoietic stem cells and more…here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: The Bicoid gradient gets into shape without nuclei ...

Would you like a zebrafish with your tea?

Posted by , on 4 August 2010

Model organisms never looked so delicious… The baking blog Not So Humble Pie features science cookies made by the author or by her fans. Many of the cookies are biology-themed, ...

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