Developmental Biology

Leadership's in the Blood for Tiny Fish

by University of Exeter

University of Exeter researchers studied leadership in guppies by selectively breeding for fish that differed in how likely they were to lead a scouting party to examine a predator

CBD, THC Use during Early Pregnancy Can Disrupt Fetal Development

by University of North Carolina School of Medicine

UNC School of Medicine researchers are the first to show in animal models that components of marijuana, including its cannabinoids THC and CBD, can cause brain and facial birth defects if used during the first trimester of pregnancy

Scientists Identify New Puberty-Promoting Genes

by The Company of Biologists

Recent research may help our understanding of why patients with the inherited condition Kallmann syndrome cannot smell properly and cannot start puberty without hormone treatment