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Developmental/Reproductive Biology

Living foams

Researchers uncover how cells control the physical state of embryonic tissues In the earliest stage of life, animals undergo some of their most spectacular physical transformations. Once merely blobs of dividing cells, they begin to…

Team cracks eggs for science

How birds defend against brood parasitesCredit: Photo by Jeffrey P. Hoover CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Avian brood parasites lay their eggs in the nests of other bird species, forcing the hosts to do the hard work of raising the unrelated…

Fostered flamingos just as friendly

Credit: Paul Rose Flamingo chicks raised by foster parents from another flamingo species develop normally, scientists say. Six Chilean flamingo chicks were reared by Andean flamingos - a species of similar size and…

Society is not ready to make human brains

A group of researchers led by ASHBi and CiRA Assistant Professor Tsutomu Sawai explains the ethical issues regarding brain organoid research Stem cell research has allowed medicine to go places that were once science fiction. Using stem…