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Volume 1, Pages 602-604

Founding Editorial: Embryology — An Integrated Approach

11Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, Kaiserstraat 63, Postbox 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
22University of Cambridge, Department of Anatomy, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DY, UK
3Department of Biology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
4Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

Copyright © 2001 Michael Richardson et al.


We introduce the Embryology domain of TheScientificWorld and outline the scope and aims. We argue for an interdisciplinary approach to problems in develop-mental biology. Three areas are identified as being of particular relevance to this domain: evolutionary developmental biology, teratology, and descriptive or experimental embryology.