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Nuclear Transplantation

By: Sean Cohmer | Published: Jun 14, 2011

Nuclear transplantation is a method in which the nucleus of a donor cell is relocated to a target cell that has had its nucleus removed (enucleated…

Cell nuclei--TransplantationNuclear Transplantation

Images of Embryos in Life Magazine in the 1950s

By: Olivia Conley | Published: Jun 30, 2010

Embryonic images displayed in Life magazine during the mid-twentieth century serve as a representation of technological advances and the growing…

PublicationsReproductionChicksHuman DevelopmentFetus


By: Mary E. Sunderland | Published: Jun 10, 2009

Regeneration is a fascinating phenomenon. The fact that many organisms have the capacity to regenerate lost parts and even remake complete copies of…

Regeneration (Biology)Regeneration

Effect of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Radial Glial Cells

By: Erica O'Neil | Published: Oct 20, 2010

Prenatal alcohol (ethanol) exposure can have dramatic effects on the development of the central nervous system (CNS), including morphological…

fetal alcohol syndromeReproductionCongenital DisordersFetus

Matthew Howard Kaufman (1942–2013)

By: Lance Villarreal | Published: Aug 31, 2018

Matthew Kaufman was a professor of anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, in Edinburgh, UK, who specialized in mouse anatomy, development, and…

Stem cells--ResearchStem CellsEmbryology, ExperimentalEmbryologyAnatomy

The e-Mouse Atlas Project (1992- )

By: Shawn A. Miller | Published: Jun 11, 2014

The Edinburgh Mouse Atlas, also called the e-Mouse Atlas Project (EMAP), is an online resource comprised of the e-Mouse Atlas (EMA), a detailed…

TechnologyEmbryosDatabases, GeneticdevelopmentGene Expression

"Contributions to the Development of the Embryo. On the Artificial Production of One of the First Two Blastomeres, and the Later Development (Postgeneration) of the Missing Half of the Body" (1888), by Wilhelm Roux

By: Megan Kearl | Published: Jul 20, 2009

Wilhelm Roux was an influential figure in the early history of experimental embryology. Although he originally studied medicine, he was invited to be…

LiteratureRoux, Wilhelm, 1850-1924ExperimentsFrogsOva

“Mothers’ Anxiety During Pregnancy Is Associated with Asthma in Their Children” (2009), by Hannah Cookson, Raquel Granell, Carol Joinson, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, and A. John Henderson

By: Carrie Keller | Published: May 02, 2020

In 2009, A. John Henderson and colleagues published “Mothers’ Anxiety During Pregnancy Is Associated with Asthma in Their Children,” hereafter, “…

LiteratureAnxietyAsthmaBronchial AsthmaAsthma in children


By: M. Elizabeth Barnes | Published: Sep 19, 2014

Neurocristopathies are a class of pathologies in vertebrates, including humans, that result from abnormal expression, migration, differentiation, or…

CellsVertebratesdevelopmentCleft PalateAlbinism

Mechanistic Realization of the Turtle Shell

By: Guido Caniglia | Published: Oct 10, 2011

Turtle morphology is unlike that of any other vertebrate. The uniqueness of the turtle's bodyplan is attributed to the manner in which the turtle's…


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