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DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Embryonic development across space and time

A model for Drosophila embryonic development is presented by integrating several types of experimental data spanning over several layers of space and time.

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Fig. 1: Development occurs at multiple scales across time and space to ultimately turn a single cell into a fully formed organism.

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Waymack, R., Wunderlich, Z. Embryonic development across space and time. Nat Comput Sci 1, 507–508 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43588-021-00117-9

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