Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
What's the story with these ads on Slashdot? Check out our new blog post to find out. ×
Science

Submission + - Fish Grow "Hands" in Experiment Revealing How Fins Became Limbs->

An anonymous reader writes: While fossils have long shown that limbs evolved from fins, scientists from the latest study said they have shown live in the laboratory how the transition may have happened. Researchers said that the new study published in the journal Developmental Cell offers new evidence revealing that the development of hands and feet occurred through the acquisition of new DNA elements capable of activating specific genes.
 

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Fish Grow "Hands" in Experiment Revealing How Fins Became Limbs

Comments Filter:

The value of a program is proportional to the weight of its output.

Working...