28 September 2018
Vol 361, Issue 6409

About The Cover

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COVER In balloon art, the sculptor exerts precise forces at specific sites to make identifiable body parts. Likewise, choreographed molecular mechanisms, albeit at a complex and tightly controlled level, enable a few seemingly identical starting cells to transform into a whole animal. This special issue highlights the regulatory mechanisms controlling gene expression, depicted in the background here as a heat map. See page 1330.
Graphic: FOREAL