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In a study that could have implications for organ transplant procedures, scientists found that eyes placed on the backs of tadpoles were still able to see despite no direct neural connection to the brain.
New research identifies special protein that determines what goes where
Developmental biologists at Tufts University have identified a "self-correcting" mechanism by which developing organisms recognize and repair head and facial abnormalities.
For the first time, scientists have altered natural bioelectrical communication among cells to directly specify the type of new organ to be created at a particular location within a vertebrate organism.
Stem cell therapies hold increasing promise as a cure for multiple diseases.
New drug treatment triggers sodium ions to regrow nerves and muscle; could extend treatment window for acute injuries.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.