Cell & Development Biology

Cell & Developmental Biology

Origin of Human Life

“When does life begin?” is scientifically, an arbitrary question in itself – any satisfying answer would have to be philosophical in nature. The progression of a zygote into a human being is a developmental process, and there is no one point in development Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 22/02/2013 at 01:40

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Branch Development

Meristems, the growing tips of plants, are the reservoirs of plant stem cells.  Formed at the base of each leaf, meristems remain dormant as a small bud or can give rise to a whole new branch. Auxins are produced in activated buds and this is where it is found in higher levels. Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 08/02/2013 at 02:19

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Belly Fat & Thigh Fat: What’s the Difference?

Recent findings on belly fat and thigh fat could cause a shift in our approach towards unwanted belly fat. One could think of relocating belly fat rather than getting rid of it.  Men tend to store fat in the abdominal area, but don’t usually have much in the way of hips or thighs. Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 01/02/2013 at 00:54

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Pre-natal Therapy against Congenital Diseases

Pre-natal period is the period of maximum vulnerability. Pregnant mothers are refrained from many acts that could cause faintest risk of birth defects. As per the most radical medical procedures are concerned, pre-natal stage is the most apposite stage of human life Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 16/01/2013 at 07:45

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Marsupials: Biggest Enigmas of Developmental Biology

There has always prevailed a sense of curiousness amongst developmental biologists regarding the limb development in marsupial animals. It’s amazing how such under developed animals can actually survive living outside the mother’s womb at such an early age. Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 07/01/2013 at 08:07

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Asymmetry in Owls: A Boon

Evolution is the means by which nature inclines towards symmetry. Lower organisms are less symmetric, while more complex organisms usually have a symmetric body plan. A bilateral facial symmetry is considered as a sign of good looks. Read more…

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Posted by Christian Bale - 14/12/2012 at 07:58

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