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Fish Behavior Affected by Parasite

By | August 1, 2016

A common infection might be skewing experimental data on zebrafish.


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Genome Digest

By | May 17, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  


image: Circulating Tumor Cells Traverse Tiny Vasculature

Circulating Tumor Cells Traverse Tiny Vasculature

By | April 18, 2016

Clusters of tumor-derived cells can pass through narrow channels that mimic human capillaries, scientists show in vitro and in zebrafish.


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Water Bed

By | March 1, 2016

See zebrafish engage in sleeplike behavior.

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image: Illuminating a Cancer’s Origins

Illuminating a Cancer’s Origins

By | February 1, 2016

Researchers have developed a technique to visualize the origin of melanoma in zebrafish, throwing light on a genetic switch for cancer.


image: Fish Make Their Own Sun Protection

Fish Make Their Own Sun Protection

By | May 14, 2015

Zebrafish and other vertebrates have the enzymatic machinery to synthesize gadusol, an ultraviolet light-absorbing compound.


image: BPA Disrupts Zebrafish Neurogenesis

BPA Disrupts Zebrafish Neurogenesis

By | January 15, 2015

Exposure to bisphenol A or its alternative, bisphenol S, reduces the generation of new neurons in the embryonic animal’s hypothalamus, according to a small study.


image: Zebrafish Brain in Action

Zebrafish Brain in Action

By | July 28, 2014

Researchers use light-sheet microscopy to map central nervous system activity in zebrafish larvae.


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Animal Tracker

By | June 3, 2014

A program developed by animal behavior researchers automatically tracks individuals in a group, like fish in a school or ants in a colony.


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Behavior Brief

By | May 28, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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