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Caught on Camera

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2018

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Image of the Day: Tadpole Prism

By The Scientist Staff | November 3, 2017

Scientists are making use of Xenopus tadpoles to study autism risk genes. 


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Gravity Determines Cell Size

By Abby Olena | October 29, 2013

Researchers show that cells may have evolved to be small because of gravitational forces.

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Tadpoles See with Extra Eyes

By Sabrina Richards | February 27, 2013

Blind tadpoles regain vision when new eyes are grafted onto their tails. 


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Of Frogs and Embryos

By Karen Hopkin | September 1, 2012

Associate Professor in Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, John Wallingford, makes his living using cutting-edge microscopic techniques to watch developmental events unfold in real time.


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Taking the Long View

By Karen Hopkin | September 1, 2012

In exploring how embryos take shape, John Wallingford has identified a key pathway involved in vertebrate development—and human disease.


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