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The Yale Embryo

By: Kaitlin Smith | Published: Jun 28, 2010

In 1934 a fourteen-day-old embryo was discovered during a postmortem examination and became famous for being the youngest known human embryo specimen…

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Form and Function (1916), by Edward Stuart Russell

By: Mark A. Ulett | Published: Jun 20, 2010

In 1916, at the age of twenty-nine, Edward Stuart Russell published his first major work, Form and Function: a Contribution to the History of Animal…

LiteratureRussell, E. S. (Edward Stuart), 1887-1954PublicationsMorphology

Adolf Ziegler

By: Karen Wellner | Published: Jun 10, 2009

The scientific field of embryology experienced great growth in scope and direction in Germany from approximately 1850 to 1920. During this time,…

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"Hybrids and Chimeras: A Consultation on the Ethical and Social Implications of Creating Human/Animal Embryos in Research" (2007), by the HFEA

By: Sarah Taddeo, Robert Jason S. | Published: Nov 04, 2014

To educate its citizens about research into chimeras made from human and non-human animal cells, the United Kingdom's Human Fertilisation Embryology…

LiteratureChimerismHuman reproductive technologyHuman CloningFertilization in vitro, Human

Otto Mangold (1891-1962)

By: Megan Kearl | Published: Jun 02, 2010

Otto Mangold was an early twentieth century embryologist who specialized in the development of amphibian embryos. A major emphasis of his research…

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Anne Laura Dorinthea McLaren (1927-2007)

By: Aroob Khokhar | Published: Jun 23, 2010

Anne Laura Dorinthea McLaren was a developmental biologist known for her work with embryology in the twentieth century. McLaren was the first…


Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas

By: Katherine Brind'Amour | Published: Nov 11, 2007

The principal work of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Summa Theologica is divided into three parts and is designed to instruct both beginners and experts in…

LiteratureThomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274religionCatholicismHuman Development

Franklin Paine Mall (1862-1917)

By: Kimberly A. Buettner | Published: Nov 01, 2007

Franklin Paine Mall was born into a farming family in Belle Plaine, Iowa, on 28 September 1862. While he attended a local academy, an influential…


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…

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Karl Ernst von Baer (1792-1876)

By: Kimberly A. Buettner | Published: Oct 31, 2007

Best known for his contributions to the field of embryology, Karl Ernst von Baer also pursued a variety of other areas of study including medicine,…


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