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Paul S. Burgoyne (1946-2020)

Posted by , on 18 November 2020

This Obituary by James M. A. Turner, Shantha K. Mahadevaiah, Arthur P. Arnold and Robin Lovell-Badge was recently published in Development.      Paul Burgoyne was an outstanding mouse geneticist ...

Genetics Unzipped - Sperm wars!

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars. 

Using hemimetabolous insects to investigate the origin of the tra-dsx axis

Posted by , on 24 September 2019

The story behind our recent paper in eLife.   Rapid turn over of sex determination mechanisms provides biologists with an elegant study system connecting sexual selection to molecular evolution. Striking ...

It’s in the head: How male and female fruit flies grow apart

Posted by , on 7 December 2017

A discussion of our recent paper: Annick Sawala & Alex P. Gould (2017). The sex of specific neurons controls female body growth in Drosophila. PLoS Biology, October 4 2017.   In ...

New insights into sex differences in Drosophila development and physiology

Posted by , on 27 May 2016

Bruno Hudry and Elizabeth J. Rideout Male and female fruit flies differ in many aspects of development and physiology. For example, males and females differ in abdominal pigmentation, sex comb ...

From our sister journals- August 2015

Posted by , on 24 August 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.         Deducing the stage of origin of Wilms tumours from a ...

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