By Emily Greenhalgh This image from Grass Fellow Carola Städele, Illinois State University, shows the “brain” of an adult male dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis). Städele is interested in learning what sensory cues ticks use to find and select hosts, with an emphasis on identifying the neuronal process involved in detecting those sensory cues. According to
Since 1893, students from around the world have congregated at the Marine Biological Laboratory for the popular Embryology Advanced Research Training Course. The students in this year’s course, Embryology Concepts & Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology, have produced some eye-catching images during their time in Woods Hole. This image of the arthropod Springtail (Collembola) was
An image of Drosophila eye discs and brain lobes taken during the MBL Practical Course on Developmental Biology in Quintay, Chile, in 2020 is the cover photo for the latest issue of Development. The image, taken by Tonatiuh Molina Villa, was selected by popular vote on The Node, an international community site for developmental biologists.
Students and faculty in the MBL Embryology course are known for creating, year after year, a stunning array of images and videos of developing organisms. Since 2011, an open competition to choose the best from a sampling of Embryology course images has been run by the Node, a digital community by and for developmental biologists. The