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Developmental Biology

EXPLAINED: How Babies Learn Fear Of Heights

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

As any parent knows, babies aren't born with a fear of heights. In fact, infants can act frighteningly bold around the edge of a bed or a changing ta...

Entertainment, Science and the Truth

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2013 | Home
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

I know: you're going to think I'm a nerd, and that I'm a bit of a curmudgeon, but when I watched Alexander Tsiaras' TEDTalk about his gorgeous video, "Conception to Birth - Visualized," I kept thinking, "Huh?"

The Quest for Answers

Simon LeVay | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Simon LeVay

Congratulations to Alexander Tsiaras for communicating the beauty and complexity of fetal development. But the message he delivers -- "it's a mystery, it's magic, it's divinity" -- is mistaken.

The Beautiful And Efficient Anatomy Of Pregnancy

Alexander Tsiaras | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Alexander Tsiaras

2013-01-18-tsiaraspullMy goal is to visualize life in all its glory. And to see how daily lifestyle decisions affect the choreography of all of our cellular activity, causing disturbances stored in trillions of X, Y, Z coordinates.

Two Scientists Share Nobel Prize For Stem Cell Work

AP | MALCOLM RITTER and KARL RITTER | Posted 12.08.2012 | Science

NEW YORK — Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the b...