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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.

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

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