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  • The ‘designer baby’ debate

    The ‘designer baby’ debate

    The issue of genetically testing human embryos is fraught with ethical and legal complexities — but also at the heart of the matter are contrasting opinions about what makes an acceptable clinical trial.

    August 1, 2018
  • Checkpoint pathways

    Checkpoint pathways

    It would obviously create problems if cells proceeded from one phase of the cycle to the next before the preceding phase had been properly completed. For example, if chromosomes start moving toward the spindle poles before they have all been properly attached to the spindle, the newly-forming daughter cells might receive extra copies of some …

    May 2, 2017
  • Early cell behaviour

    Early cell behaviour

    The processes of chromosome diminution and elimination are explained.

    November 23, 2016