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Forgotten classics- Cell layers in the shoot meristem

Posted by , on 12 January 2016

  Satina, S., Blakeslee, A.F., and Avery, A.G. (1940) Demonstration of the Three Germ Layers in the Shoot Apex of Datura by Means of Induced Polyploidy in Periclinal Chimeras. American ...

Forgotten classics of developmental biology- a new Node series

Posted by , on 12 January 2016

You just started your research career, or maybe you just moved fields. The first thing on your to-do list is to catch up with the literature. What has been the ...

A new look at the (microscopic) world- 350 years since Hooke’s landmark book

Posted by , on 9 November 2015

  ‘These pores, or cells, were not very deep, but consisted of a great many little Boxes … [they] were indeed the first microscopical pores I ever saw, and perhaps, ...

The human sex ratio at conception and the conception of scientific “facts”

Posted by , on 9 June 2015

Few things interest many people more than sex. For some, this means interest in practices and partners. For others, it means producing a son. There is an ocean of claims ...

The Fly Room Project

Posted by , on 24 July 2013

The field of modern genetics owes a lot to the pioneering work of Thomas Hunt Morgan on the little fruit fly. A great part of his work was conducted in ...

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