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Neil Shubin on finding a fish with limbs

Neil Shubin on finding a fish with limbs

By Bonnie Kircher MBL Embyology Course When you look across the fossil record at the evolution of life, an instinctual response is one of awe. How did natural selection, an entirely passive force, direct monkeys onto their hind legs or fish onto land? When comparing fish and tetrapods (limbed vertebrates) that are alive today, it’s

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Embryology course image is chosen for cover of “Development” | @Dev_journal

This cover is actually a still from this great movie made by Connie Rich at the 2014 @MBLScience Embryology course https://t.co/HnyoUrjZvn — Development (@Dev_journal) May 3, 2016   Video caption: Drosophila embryo, stage 17, ventral view. DAPI (blue, nuclei), Elav (green, neuronal nuclei), Spalt (yellow, subset of neuron and muscle nuclei), BP102 (red, CNS axons),

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NAS honors Dianne Newman, co-director of Microbial Diversity | Caltech News

MBL Microbial Diversity course co-director Dianne Newman, professor of biology and geobiology at Caltech and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award in Molecular Biology for her “discovery of microbial mechanisms underlying geologic processes.” The award citation recognizes her for “launching the field of

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