From blue whales to earthworms, a common mechanism gives shape to living beings

Mice don't have tails on their backs, and their ribs don't grow from lumbar vertebrae. And for good reason. Scientists have discovered the mechanism that determines the shape that many animals take -- including humans, blue whales, and insects. Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - Oct 14, 2011 - 4:19 AM PDT
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Edited by: Manfred Ostrowski - Oct 14, 2011 - 4:22 AM PDT

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