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Monotreme ears and the evolution of mammal jaws

Posted by , on 5 August 2020

Jaw joints, in most vertebrate animals that have them, form between a bone in the head called the quadrate and one in the mandible called the articular. The mandibles (lower ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship Report #22 - Annabel Adams

Posted by , on 17 December 2018

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

FaceBase: An online resource for craniofacial research

Posted by , on 16 August 2016

In 2009, FaceBase was launched in response to the need for more comprehensive analysis of craniofacial development: with so much craniofacial data being generated, there is a danger of relevant datasets ...

An interview with Abigail Tucker

Posted by , on 5 April 2016

This interview first featured in Development.   Abigail Tucker is a professor at King’s College London, UK and her lab works on various aspects of craniofacial development – from basic, ...

How The Bird Got Its Beak

Posted by , on 28 May 2015

Nature’s most interesting secrets can sometimes be found in our own backyards. One such secret is related to all birds, those pigeons, thrushes and sparrows that we see everyday. This ...

Grasping tendon development with the zebrafish

Posted by , on 9 May 2014

by Jessica Chen and Jenna Galloway   Animals can contort their bodies into a diversity of movements: running, jumping, climbing, and swimming to name a few. All of these movements ...

On the origins of species-specific size

Posted by , on 25 February 2014

by Jennifer L. Fish and Richard A. Schneider   “For every type of animal there is a most convenient size, and a large change in size inevitably carries with it ...

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