Harvard’s Extavour debunks old hypotheses on insect eggs

Biology Professor Cassandra G. Extavour debunks old hypotheses about form and function on insect eggs using new big-data tool

Clea Simon | July 3, 2019 | harvard
~6 mins   

Tags: health-medicine bruno-as-de-medieros cassandra-extavour clea-simon ecology egg-shape evolution fas molecular-and-cellular-biology museum-of-comparative-zoology nature organismic-and-evolutionary-biology samuel-church seth-donoughe

Harvard researcher connects the dots in fin-to-limb evolution

With an innovative technique called anatomical network analysis, clear patterns emerge that help solve the puzzle of how fins became limbs 420 million years ago.

Clea Simon | May 21, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

Tags: science-technology borja-esteve-altava clea-simon evolution fas fossils john-hutchinson julia-molnar limbs math museum-of-comparative-zoology oeb organismic-and-evolutionary-biology royal-veterinary-college rui-diogo stephanie-pierce tetrapods

‘The Rockefeller Beetles’ explores the beauty of a major gift

“The Rockefeller Beetles,” a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, features hundreds of specimens from an exceptional collection that reflects the story of a man whose childhood pursuit grew into a lifelong passion.

Harvard Gazette | Oct. 18, 2018 | harvard
~2 mins   

Tags: arts-humanities the-rockefeller-beetles beetles brian-farrell david-rockefeller harvard-museum-of-natural-history harvard-university-museum-of-comparative-zoology

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