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Embryology is the study of the development of an embryo. An embryo is defined as any organism in an early stage well before birth or hatching, or in plants, before germination occurs.
Researchers identify new genes necessary for embryonic development

Researchers identify new genes necessary for embryonic development

Scientists have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal motor neurons

Scientists have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal motor neurons

British call for more sperm

British call for more sperm

Scientists gain ground in understanding cell motility

Scientists gain ground in understanding cell motility

Theory on evolution of essential genes is overturned

Theory on evolution of essential genes is overturned

Available lines of human embryonic stem cells have been contaminated

Available lines of human embryonic stem cells have been contaminated

Mutated gene may provide better idea of how cancer develops and progresses

Mutated gene may provide better idea of how cancer develops and progresses

Model may explain how alcohol stimulates tumor growth

Model may explain how alcohol stimulates tumor growth

Human parathyroid gland most likely evolved from the gills of fish

Human parathyroid gland most likely evolved from the gills of fish

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

One embryo as good as two to maximize the chance of pregnancy

One embryo as good as two to maximize the chance of pregnancy

Research provides more evidence of communication between developing nerves and blood vessels

Research provides more evidence of communication between developing nerves and blood vessels

Novel enzyme in sperm is essential for spontaneous and independent movement

Novel enzyme in sperm is essential for spontaneous and independent movement

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has issued a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) licence for inherited colon cancer

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has issued a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) licence for inherited colon cancer

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

New direction for spinal cord research

New direction for spinal cord research

Presentation of the most recent and advanced work in the rapidly progressing field of fertility preservation

Presentation of the most recent and advanced work in the rapidly progressing field of fertility preservation

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Research shows brain cells move like a two-stroke engine

Research shows brain cells move like a two-stroke engine

Major step forward in understanding how the organs are placed in their correct positions in the body

Major step forward in understanding how the organs are placed in their correct positions in the body