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2013-11-25 13:17:05

In research published today in Nature Cell Biology, scientists from the EMBL Australia research team based at Monash University’s Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) have revealed new insights into how cells organize and form an early mammalian embryo. In an early mammalian embryo, just 8-cells large, the roundish cells do something they had never done before – something that would determine whether the embryo survived or failed. They change their shape. The cells become...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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