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Data manipulation? It’s normal(ization)!

Posted by on June 25th, 2019

In a previous blog, I have highlighted several ways to visualize the cell-to-cell heterogeneity from time-lapse imaging data. However, I have ignored that data is often rescaled in a way that reduces variability. For time-lapse imaging data, it is common to set the initial fluorescence intensity to 1 (or 100%). As a consequence, any changes[…]

On the scaling of the skeletal system

Posted by on October 28th, 2015

By Tomer Stern, the skeletal development laboratory of Prof. Elazar Zelzer, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.   Proper shape-size relation is essential for the function of all organs and organisms. Thus, one of the key challenges shared by developing organs is the adjustment of physical dimensions to the massively growing body,[…]