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Noisy genes drive cells to distraction

A new article, Ordered patterning of the sensory system is susceptible to stochastic features of gene expression, published in the journal...

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How do zebrafish get their stripes? New data analysis tool could provide an answer

A new mathematical tool could help scientists better understand how zebrafish get their stripes as well as other self-assembled patterns in...
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Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth

Findings in worm with regenerative prowess could aid human tissue engineering methods

The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty and highly...

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Call for Applications: NSF-Simons Fellows Program

The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University is a place where mathematical scientists and developmental biologists intensely work together on a...

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Catching evolution in the act

Natural selection alters genes that control roundworms’ sense of smell

Charles Darwin was right.

In his 1859 book, “On the Origin...

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The journal Cell highlights NSF-Simons Center research

The August 8, 2019 issue of the journal Cell highlights NSF-Simons Center research in a preview article.

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