Peering into Carnegie

Peering into Carnegie A culture of tough but supportive scrutiny has propelled imaginative research at the nearly 95-year-old embryology department in Baltimore. Will a modern architectural makeover change the science?By Brendan Maher ARTICLE EXTRAS 1 Sánchez Alvarado says the two have since essentially tripled the flatworm research community with their trainees. Spradling

Brendan Maher
Feb 1, 2007

Peering into Carnegie

A culture of tough but supportive scrutiny has propelled imaginative research at the nearly 95-year-old embryology department in Baltimore. Will a modern architectural makeover change the science?
By Brendan Maher


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