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Developmental Progress Fills the Air in Kyoto

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Science  03 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5531, pp. 788-789
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5531.788

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KYOTO, JAPAN-- Organizers of the 14th International Congress of Developmental Biology arranged for a special fireworks display to accent Kyoto's temples, shrines, and hot springs. But the 1400 biologists who gathered here already had plenty to get excited about, from a new look at limb development and new insights into the phenomenon of segmentation to a heroic effort to define the regulatory network controlling early sea urchin development.