Pufferfish Spines Shaped by Same Genes as Feathers and Fish Scales
Pufferfish Spines Shaped by Same Genes as Feathers and Fish Scales
To see if the spiky fish shares signaling pathways found in other organisms, scientists scooped up specimens during a mating frenzy on the shores of Japan.
Pufferfish Spines Shaped by Same Genes as Feathers and Fish Scales
Pufferfish Spines Shaped by Same Genes as Feathers and Fish Scales

To see if the spiky fish shares signaling pathways found in other organisms, scientists scooped up specimens during a mating frenzy on the shores of Japan.

To see if the spiky fish shares signaling pathways found in other organisms, scientists scooped up specimens during a mating frenzy on the shores of Japan.

developmental biology
Turtle Embryos May Have a Say in Deciding Their Sex
Turtle Embryos May Have a Say in Deciding Their Sex
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 1, 2019
In a species of freshwater turtle, embryos can move toward warmer or cooler environments within the egg and thus help choose their sexual destiny, but not all experts are convinced.
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 26, 2019
Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.
Image of the Day: Cichlid Cranium
Image of the Day: Cichlid Cranium
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 25, 2019
Maternal care for the fish alters the structure of their developing heads.
Image of the Day: Fly Eye
Image of the Day: Fly Eye
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 16, 2019
See a developing Drosophila eye.
Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 9, 2019
Eaton studied morphology and growth during development at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics.
Biologists Create New Maps of <em>Caenorhabditis elegans&nbsp;</em>Neurons
Biologists Create New Maps of Caenorhabditis elegans Neurons
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
The connectomes trace 385 neurons in the male worm and 302 neurons in the hermaphrodite worm.
Image of the Day: Multilayered
Image of the Day: Multilayered
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
Human embryonic stem cells differentiate and organize themselves on a chip.
Researchers Generate Model of Human Embryo from Human Stem Cells
Researchers Generate Model of Human Embryo from Human Stem Cells
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 2, 2019
The research may necessitate the formation of new ethical guidelines.
Image of the Day: Phantom Limbs
Image of the Day: Phantom Limbs
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 17, 2019
Researchers study how oxygen around an embryo helps shape the way feet and digits form in amphibians and chickens.