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New 3D atlas of human embryonic growth clears up many misconceptions on development.


The basic human body plan, the arrangement of organs in the body, is laid down during embryonic development. Insight into the formation of this plan informs researchers re normal development versus the development of congenital malformations, the latter of which have an incidence of 3% in the human population, and cause up to one-quarter of all neonatal deaths. Despite modern

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