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The field of genetics has changed tremendously since Gregor Mendel first tended to his pea garden and characterized “dominant” and “recessive” inheritance of phenotypic traits. 1,804 more words


Proteomics analysis of zebrafish brain following chronically exposed to bisphenol A

Bisphenol A, a plastic monomer and plasticizer, is a well-known endocrine disrupter, widely present in the aquatic environment, but little is known regarding its neurotoxicity in fish. 130 more words


Model zebrafish: Use the right organism to answer a specific question

Why do I like working with zebrafish? First things first. This isn’t about why I think the model organism that I work with is the best, as it’s very clear to me that there is a tremendous need for and benefit from multiple models (both vertebrate and invertebrate!). 626 more words


When I began my tertiary education, I must admit I had no idea where I would be today. The girl from the dusty streets of eMalahleni surely had… 542 more words


The science behind the headlines

The Museum of Natural History in Oxford runs many activities to try and engage the public with scientific research, including their regular ‘Super Science Saturdays’ 861 more words

Red Blood Cells

A WATER HUNGRY NATION: Yearning for fire-pool downpours from heaven

We must pray for His divine intervention!!!… But we must not pray like those who do not have faith…” While you may think that this is a sermon, it is a cry from the Minister of Water Affairs to the nation to pray for the heavens to open up, the rains to kiss the barren African soil. 380 more words

Science Communication

Press Release for EurekAlert! Zebrafish as an animal model to study the effects of endocrine disruptors

Water is vital for our survival. However, water quality is always a concern for public health authorities as it may contain diverse environmental pollutants, including endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). 321 more words

Bentham Science Publishers