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The story behind the cover: Annabel Ebbing's worm art

Posted by , on 9 October 2019

Development covers showcase the beauty of developmental biology. Embryos, tissues and cells are rendered in striking colour palettes and artistic arrangements. We mainly receive confocal image submissions but sometimes also EM ...

Calendar competition - And the winners are...

Posted by , on 20 May 2019

With over 10,000 votes cast, almost 6,000 people viewing the galleries and a new record for daily page views on the Node, we can now announce the winners of our ...

the Node Calendar competition - vote here, vote now!

Posted by , on 14 May 2019

*Voting is closed and winners have been announced!*   Our call for images to fill our 2019-20 calendar was met with an amazing response – 62 entries showcasing the diverse ...

Imaging by computer and drawing by hand

Posted by , on 19 March 2019

An artist and a cultural historian of science visiting the European Molecular Biology Lab (EMBL) Gemma Anderson (University of Exeter) and Janina Wellmann (MECS, Leuphana University Lüneburg) Since Steve Woolgar’s ...

Nikon Small World in Motion Competition - zebrafish development takes first place!

Posted by , on 4 October 2018

The winners of Nikon’s Small World in Motion 2018 Competition have just been announced, and overall first place has gone to a stunning developmental biology SPIM movie. Watch Elizabeth Haynes and ...

FASEB 2017 BioArt Winners

Posted by , on 13 December 2017

Here at the Node we are always on the lookout for beautiful developmental biology images and videos, and love our science art (see here, here, here, here and here!). So ...

On Growth and Form at 100: The story behind the cover

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

Today marks the publication of Development’s special issue celebrating the centenary of D’Arcy Thompson’s ‘On Growth and Form’. Given the continuing influence of the book’s graphical elements – from its captivating ...

Embryosafari: an attempt at illustrating development

Posted by , on 12 September 2017

Hello, Community! In July, I revealed to the world my attempts at scientific illustration. Aidan (The Node’s Community Manager) took a keen interest in my work and was very kind ...

What Illustrators See that a Camera Can't

Posted by , on 29 August 2017

Illustrator Natalya Zahn on the role of observation and visual interpretation in her work creating an addendum to Nieuwkoop and Faber’s classic Normal Table of Xenopus laevis   As an artist of ...

Unfolding collaboration

Posted by , on 18 July 2017

We came across this video from EuroStemCell describing a project that aimed to increase public awareness of stem cell biology, as well as encourage scientists to get involved in public engagement ...

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