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Developmental biologists study how organisms grow and develop. Of particular interest is how cells specialise to create different organs, despite all starting from the same cell. They study how genes influence cells, and how organisms change throughout their lives.

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Our face spiders - friends or foes?
Saturday 31st of October 2015
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Do cheaters prosper?
Tuesday 8th of September 2015
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Can we regenerate our hearts?
Monday 27th of July 2015
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Midlife Matters
Wednesday 15th of July 2015
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Male vs Female Brains
Wednesday 15th of April 2015
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The Secrets of Ageing
Monday 24th of March 2014
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