Mouse Stem Cells Made to Form Embryo-Like Structures
Mouse Stem Cells Made to Form Embryo-Like Structures
With just a molecular nudge, aggregates of embryonic stem cells take shape as a “gastroloid,” bearing the genetic hallmarks and spatial organization of early development.
Mouse Stem Cells Made to Form Embryo-Like Structures
Mouse Stem Cells Made to Form Embryo-Like Structures

With just a molecular nudge, aggregates of embryonic stem cells take shape as a “gastroloid,” bearing the genetic hallmarks and spatial organization of early development.

With just a molecular nudge, aggregates of embryonic stem cells take shape as a “gastroloid,” bearing the genetic hallmarks and spatial organization of early development.

embryogenesis
Animals’ Embryonic Organizer Now Discovered in Human Cells
Animals’ Embryonic Organizer Now Discovered in Human Cells
Jim Daley | May 23, 2018
The finding confirms that a cluster of cells that directs the fate of other cells in the developing embryo is evolutionarily conserved across the animal kingdom.
Studies Show How Cells Differentiate at Life’s Beginning
Studies Show How Cells Differentiate at Life’s Beginning
Shawna Williams | Apr 27, 2018
A trio of papers provide new insight into embryo development.
Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease
Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease
Vikramjit Lahiri and Daniel J. Klionsky | Mar 1, 2018
New details of the molecular process by which our cells consume themselves point to therapeutic potential.
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
The Sharper Image
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2012
Advances in light microscopy allow the mapping of cell migration during embryogenesis and capture dynamic processes at the cellular level.
Taking the Long View
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2012
In exploring how embryos take shape, John Wallingford has identified a key pathway involved in vertebrate development—and human disease.
Of Frogs and Embryos
Karen Hopkin | Sep 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.
Never Say Never
H. Steven Wiley | Feb 1, 2012
Novel observations can sometimes be correct for unexpected reasons.
Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?
Amy Maxmen | Jul 8, 2011
New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.