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 - Use of a new, powerful quantitative tool, Anatomical network analysistogether with its  creators - Diego Rasskin-Gutman and Borja Esteve-Altava - and other colleagues, to study the  morphological complexity, evolvability, modularity and integration  of the musculoskeletal  structures of the human/primate head and limbs. 

 - Use of anatomical networks to study the macroevolutionary events occurred during the fin-limb transitions/tetrapod origin

 - Use of anatomical networks to better understand birth defects and the differences and  similarities between normal and abnormal development.

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