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Scientists capture how a single cell develops into an embryo

Scientists have traced the development of budding zebrafish and frog embryos over the first 24 hours of life, down to the single cell.

Harvard Medical School researcher Allon Klein and his colleagues used a technique called single-cell sequencing to detail how an give researchers a guide to the very earliest stages of cellular-decision making.

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