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Making Multiciliated Cells: The Guardians of Our Airways

Posted by , on 1 April 2019

With air pollution on the rise, our respiratory system is continually abused by a barrage of harmful substances that we breathe in with each inhalation. Fortunately, we are equipped with ...

Plant stem cells strive towards equality

Posted by , on 8 February 2019

By George Bassel and Iain Johnston Multicellular organs consist of collections of cells which come together to achieve what individual cells cannot. The establishment of order in complex tissues has ...

Hox genes: the key to decipher limb position – the story behind the paper

Posted by , on 6 February 2019

In our recent paper published in Current Biology, we unravel the direct and early role for Hox genes in the regulation and natural variation of the forelimb position in birds. ...

It’s the Father! Paternally expressed BABY BOOM1 initiates embryogenesis in rice

Posted by , on 29 January 2019

The story behind our recent Nature paper ‘A male-expressed rice embryogenic trigger redirected for asexual propagation through seeds‘ For sexually reproducing organisms, the diploid life cycle starts with the fusion ...

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