Developmental Biology

  • pregnancy

    Painkiller Intake During Pregnancy May Make Babies Infertile In Future

    A new study led by the scientist of the University of Edinburgh suggests that during pregnancy taking painkillers could have a negative effect on the fertility of future generation by leaving marks on DNA. The research also supports the previous fact that during pregnancy certain medicine like paracetamol should be avoided as it can show adverse effect during pregnancy. According…

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  • Germline

    Scientists Discover How The Germline Stays Fresh

    Germline abstains from transmitting damage starting with one age then onto the next – through damage-clearance mechanisms By Ratneshwar Thakur Germline abstains from transmitting damage starting with one age then onto the next – through damage-clearance mechanisms. Living organisms age and die with time, and yet an animal species can continue indefinitely on account of its everlasting germ-cell lineage. Germ cell…

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  • Fish

    Vertebrate Teeth and Ancient Fish Scales Share Same Embryonic Origin

    Latest findings suggest the theory that teeth in the animal kingdom have evolved from the jagged scales of ancient fish. This ancient dermal skeleton has undergone considerable reductions and modifications through time In biology, one long-running debate on teeth: whether ancient fish scales moved into the mouth with the origin of jaws, or if the tooth had its own evolutionary…

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