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From Stem Cells to Human Development- applications open!

Posted by , on 24 February 2016

  In 2014, Development organised a very successful meeting on how the use of stem cell technologies can inform our understanding of human development (you can read about it here or watch ...

Does (brain) size matter?

Posted by , on 30 October 2015

Chris Puhl and Rebecca McIntosh   As a part of a team of students from the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, Kings College London we commissioned and edited an issue ...

Enabling research with human embryonic and fetal tissue resources

Posted by , on 24 September 2015

This Spotlight article was written by Dianne Gerrelli, Steven Lisgo, Andrew J. Copp and Susan Lindsay, and was first published in Development.   Congenital anomalies are a significant burden on human health. Understanding the developmental origins of ...

In Development this week (Vol. 142, Issue 18)

Posted by , on 22 September 2015

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development – our Special Issue on “Human Development”. This Special Issue brings together a collection of Reviews and Research Articles that directly ...

An interview with Austin Smith

Posted by , on 2 July 2015

This interview was first published in Development.   Austin Smith is a stem cell and developmental biologist, who has dedicated his career to the study of pluripotency, stem cell renewal and ...

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 ...

Mapping the Embryo for Developmental Biologists & Stem Cell Researchers; LifeMap Discovery® - a Roadmap of Mammalian Cell Ontology

Posted by , on 30 March 2014

Understanding how cells differentiate during embryonic development is invaluable for the in vitro derivation of functional cells from stem cells. However, mapping the human embryo, including characterization of all the ...

Soapbox Science on London’s South Bank - Using Flies to Fight Cancer

Posted by , on 14 March 2014

Soapbox Science follows the format of using historical areas for public debate, such as London Hyde Park’s Speakers Corner, providing a way of bringing scientists and their work to the ...

iPad App Explores Fetal Development

Posted by , on 18 December 2013

  The Science Picture Company has launched an iPad app that explores pregnancy from a new perspective, Life in the Womb. The app follows the embryological and fetal development through ...

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