10 October 2003
Vol 302, Issue 5643

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COVER Scanning electron micrograph of a zebrafish inner ear otolith in which the level of the acidic protein Starmaker was reduced. Abnormal morphogenesis of the otolith is caused by uncontrolled growth of calcium carbonate crystals, as described on page 282. [Image: J. Berger]