Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved
Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved
Enhancers, short regions of DNA that direct gene expression, of species separated by 700 million years of evolution worked interchangeably, according to a new study.
Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved
Regulators of Gene Activity in Animals Are Deeply Conserved

Enhancers, short regions of DNA that direct gene expression, of species separated by 700 million years of evolution worked interchangeably, according to a new study.

Enhancers, short regions of DNA that direct gene expression, of species separated by 700 million years of evolution worked interchangeably, according to a new study.

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Effects of Antidepressants Span Three Generations in Fish
Effects of Antidepressants Span Three Generations in Fish
Diana Kwon | Dec 10, 2018
Fluoxetine dampened stress responses in zebrafish embryos exposed to the drug—and their descendants.
Image of the Day: The Birth of a Nervous System
Image of the Day: The Birth of a Nervous System
Jef Akst | Oct 2, 2018
The winner of the 2018 Nikon Small World in Motion video competition shows the development of sensory neurons in a zebrafish embryo.
Image of the Day: Not All Bad
Image of the Day: Not All Bad
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 16, 2018
In zebrafish, some amount of reactive oxygen species is required for normal development.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2018
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Zebrafish and Medaka Can Sense Magnetic Fields
Zebrafish and Medaka Can Sense Magnetic Fields
Shawna Williams | Mar 19, 2018
Unlike in some animals, their sense of magnetoreception appears to be independent of blue light.
Image of the Day: Embryonic Ripples
Image of the Day: Embryonic Ripples
The Scientist Staff | Jul 26, 2017
This fluttering clump of colorful cells is a zebrafish embryo, visualized by many stacked images.