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Evolution of the back-to-belly axis

Most animals have a dorso-ventral (back-to-belly) body axis, which determines for instance the localized position of the central nervous system, dorsal in humans, ventral in insects. Surprisingly, despite ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Nemo can't go home

Round the planet the loveable clownfish Nemo may be losing his home, a new scientific study has revealed.

dateAug 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Which came first the head or the brain?

(Phys.org) —A fundamental question in the evolution of animal body plans, is where did the head come from? In animals with a clear axis of right-left symmetry, the bilaterians, the head is where the brain ...

dateMar 28, 2013 in Evolution report
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