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High-speed drug screening

October 11, 2014

MIT engineers have devised a way to rapidly test hundreds of different drug-delivery vehicles in living animals, making it easier to discover promising new ways to deliver a class of drugs called biologics, which includes antibodies, peptides, RNA, and DNA, to human patients. 824 more words


China announces breakthrough in zebrafish gene study

Zebrafish.    Photo – Internet

China announces


in zebrafish gene study

By Li  Laifang and Huang Yan

All 1,333 genes on Chromosome 1 of the zebrafish, which has 85 percent genetic similarity to human beings, have been knocked out by a team of Chinese scientists. 175 more words


The Zebrafish solution (Day 133)

If you’ve ever had a tropical aquarium there’s a good chance you’ll have owned and been delighted by the vibrant colours of a darting Zebrafish. 473 more words

Geoff Maitland

Neural Circuitry

Similar to the complexity and specific organization of a motherboard on a super-computer, your brain is full of structures and connections that must be precisely positioned and coordinated. 1,447 more words

Hudson Hoagland Society

Research Update

My PI (principal investigator) and postdoc that I work under have been on vacation for the past two months, before leaving they taught me how to work in the lab independently for the summer. 511 more words


A*STAR scientists link zebrafish genes to human respiratory diseases.

A small freshwater fish found in many tropical aquariums may hold the key to unlocking one of the leading causes of respiratory diseases in humans. 446 more words


Lab Head positions in Cell Biology Available now at the IMB, Queensland

The IMB is a currently looking for new lab heads in Cell Biology

More details about the application can be found here [link] 9 more words