A new story for inner ear evolution based on the developmental patterning found in hagfish, one of two extant jawless vertebrates and a link to the last common ancestor of modern jawed vertebrates.
Scientists have decoded the genomes of two species of shark, bringing the grand total of sequenced shark genomes to three.
An international collaboration has determined that cooption of the Heat Shock Factor (HSF) gene system is what allows larvae of the sleeping chironomid to be able to survive severe desiccation.
???This Spring we’ve put together a special centennial issue of RIKEN Research ???
Don’t know anything about RIKEN? We’ve made a new RIKEN booklet that should help!
A quick post to let you know that the Summer issue of RIKEN Research Magazine came out towards the end of June. This issue covers brain evolution, regenerating skin, super-clear synapses, and much much more! Enjoy!