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New strings for the puppeteer of evolution

Posted by , on 30 April 2021

Sarah Jacquelyn Smith, Lance Davidson and Mark Rebeiz share the story of their recent paper on the evolution of morphological novelties.

SciArt Profiles: Marzia Munafò

Posted by , on 30 April 2021

Our eighth profile features the Rome-based epigenetics postdoc and digital illustrator

Development presents... May webinar

Posted by , on 29 April 2021

  Wednesday 12 May 2021 – 16:00 BST (GMT+1) The eighth webinar in our Development presents… series will be chaired by Development Editor Paola Arlotta (Harvard Stem Cell Institute), who has ...

Sperm development linked to testicular cancer

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

A Press Release from Development Scientists led by Dr Jason Heaney from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA, have found that a failure in the development of sperm cells ...

Circadian clock in the mouse placenta

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

This press release was released by Development (paper link). The placenta forms the interface between the maternal and foetal circulatory systems. As well as ensuring essential nutrients, endocrine and immunological ...

#DevBiolWriteClub, Post #4

Posted by , on 24 April 2021

When I wrote the #DevBiolWriteClub rules, I made Rule #2 simply restate Rule #1.  This, of course, was a cheap ploy by the author to make the reader compare him ...

An interview with Wajid Jawaid, 2020 BSDB Beddington Medal Winner

Posted by , on 22 April 2021

The Beddington Medal recognises the best PhD thesis in developmental biology

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Making better medicines - unlocking the promise of genomics for drug discovery

Posted by , on 22 April 2021

We’re finding out how researchers are unlocking the information hidden within the human genome to develop better medicines.

Out on a Flimb or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust the Mapping

Posted by , on 20 April 2021

Brent Hawkins recalls how mapping the zebrafish rephraim mutation brought insights into the fin-to-limb transition

Development presents... April webinar videos

Posted by , on 16 April 2021

Watch talks on sex hormones, enteric nervous system development and the HOX clock

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