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The Origin of the Embryo

Posted by , on 2 January 2023

Dear Node Colleagues, In response to the front page article in The New York Times of 2 January 2023, “When Does Life Begin,” I am posting a model for the ...

Embryo Geometry

Posted by , on 2 November 2022

Dear Node Colleagues, This is my inaugural Node post. Around 1990, Stephen Jay Gould dedicated my copy of his Ontogeny and Phylogeny (1979), writing, “Thank you for tackling my real book.” As ...

Recent comments by Stuart Pivar

for a roadmap for gastrulation please see
by Stuart Pivar in Lewis Wolpert Memorial Symposium – Meeting Report on January 5, 2023
please see for a rhino beetle picture that will interest you
by Stuart Pivar in A day in the life of a Kabuto-mushi (rhinoceros beetle) lab on September 20, 2022