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In this issue, we learn more about how populations grow, change and move, and why understanding them is so important.

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Seven ways to study human development

Much is known about how organisms – including humans – develop, but how has this knowledge been obtained? From cell labelling to tissue explants to good old-fashioned observation, we explain the several different ways you can look at growth and development.

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