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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Swiss Army Crustacean
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 2, 2018
The tools researchers used to study how this amphipod’s limbs develop could help inform our understanding of cell lineages and fates.
Image of the Day: Original Fin
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 2, 2018
Researchers identify the genetics underlying the development of dorsal fins in ancient fish.
Sabrina Richards | Jun 12, 2013
Researchers identify the signaling program that enables finger and toenail stem cells to direct digit regeneration after amputation.
All In Proportion
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 2, 2013
insulin-like peptides (dILPs) regulate part of the signaling pathway that helps keep organs growing in proportion during development.
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.
Rita Levi-Montalcini Dies
Kelly Rae Chi | Jan 1, 2013
The neurophysiologist who earned a Nobel Prize for discovering nerve growth factor has passed away at age 103.
Lewis Wolpert | May 14, 2011
There are a surprising number of unknowns about how our limbs come to be symmetrical.