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How the snake got its extra-long body

photo credit : Shutterstock Click for a full size image How the snake got its extra-long body The fairground freakshows of the past are a testament to our fascination with unusual animals. Given the similarities between most furry, four-legged mammals, ...

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Insights into genetics of cleft lip

Lack of a particular stretch of DNA can lead to cleft lip (bottom) in mice. Credit: © EMBL/V.V.Uslu Insights into genetics of cleft lip Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, have identified how a specific stretch ...

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