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Baby Anoles – Cute, Cuddly, and Easily Staged!

Check out this piece in the New Scientist, which picked up on our images of Anolis embryos and Thom’s awesome research! http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/12/teeny-lizards-reveal-the-cuter.html The readers of this blog do not need to be convinced that anoles are an amazing model system … Continue reading

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Growing Limbs – But Not the Kind With Leaves.

As lineages rapidly diversify, such as in the history of anoles, does their developmental-genetic architecture constrain the rate or direction of evolutionary change? In other words, could the processes controlling the production of variation, the variation that natural selection acts … Continue reading

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