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How do neurons decide when to grow and when to stop growing?
Before anything else, a stem cell must first put the brakes on its “stem-cell” program
How does an oxygen-demanding biological process cope with low-oxygen conditions?
How do animal embryos take up all the calcium they need to build skeletons, shells or spines?
Factors that direct the formation of the heart and face must network during embryonic development
How does the fertilized egg start the process of becoming a diversified organism?
Weizmann scientists discover an enzyme that is crucial for turning back the development clock in cells
How does a growing, developing organism keep everything in proportion?
How do organisms keep everything in proportion as they grow and develop?
A gene that protects us from cancer is also involved in the timing of a crucial stage of embryonic development.