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Q&A: Morphological insights into evolution

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Original languageEnglish
Article number83
Number of pages4
JournalBMC Biology
Volume15
Issue number1
Early online date15 Sep 2017
DOIs
Accepted/In press12 Sep 2017
E-pub ahead of print15 Sep 2017
Published2017

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Abstract

In this question and answer article we discuss how evolution shapes morphology (the shape and pattern of our bodies) but also how learning about morphology, and specifically how that morphology arises during development, can shed light on mechanisms that might allow change during evolution. For this we concentrate on recent findings from our lab on how the middle ear has formed in mammals.

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