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New Study Tests Opioid Addiction on Zebrafish

As the opioid crisis continues to harm the nation researchers with University of Utah Health have conducted new studies which aim to uncover the deeper causes of addiction. 361 more words

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A Soupçon of SciComm with Deeptha Vasudevan

Deeptha thinks Zebrafish are the coolest fish in the world. Probably even the coolest animal ever? Do you know why? Listen!

  1. Zebrafish are native to the Himalayan region!
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Snapshots of Life: The Brain’s Microscopic Green Trash Bins

There are trash bins in our homes, on our streets, and even as a popular icon on our desktop computers. And as this colorful image shows, trash bins of the cellular variety are also important in the brain. 537 more words

IGIB team partially reverses a rare disease

Researchers at IGIB have demonstrated that zebrafish can be used an animal model to study Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome (RSTS) in humans. They were able to partially reverse the disorder using a tiny portion of the Ep300a protein, and also by using two small molecules. 674 more words


Trichrome staining (Gomori)

Trichrome is a staining, by which it is possible to differentially stain certain types of tissue, depending on which dyes are used. “The method exploits differences in tissue reaction to dyes, density and accessibility.” I found this description in the Wikipedia article about the trichrome staining and as the name implies the staining consists of three colors. 590 more words