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Developmental/Reproductive Biology

Fish sex organs boosted under high-CO2

Credit: Southern Seas Ecology Laborator Research from the University of Adelaide has found that some species of fish will have higher reproductive capacity because of larger sex organs, under the more acidic oceans of the future.…

A niche for the eye

Credit: Image courtesy Ting Xie Lab KANSAS CITY, MO--What if the degenerative eye conditions that lead to glaucoma, corneal dystrophy, and cataracts could be detected and treated before vision is impaired? Recent findings from the…

A fly’s eye view of evolution

Research team led by Göttingen University investigates molecular basis of eye size variation in insectsCredit: Georg Bullinger The fascinating compound eyes of insects consist of hundreds of individual eyes known as "facets". In the…