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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

นักวิทยาศาสตร์ออสซี่พบปลาม้าลาย จะช่วยไขปริศนารักษาโรคหัวใจในอนาคต

17 ม.ค. 2017 นักวิทยาศาสตร์ในนครซิดนีย์ได้วิจัยพบแนวทางการรักษาผู้ป่วยโรคหัวใจในอนาคต จากการค้นพบว่าหัวใจขนาดจิ่วน้ำจืดของปลาเขตเมืองร้อนมีความคล้ายคลึงกับหัวใจของมนุษย์มาก แต่ต่างกันที่หัวใจของมันซ่อมเองได้


Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death.

What really happens to us after death? Once a person stops breathing, and their heart ceases to pump blood, they’re what doctors consider “clinically dead.” On a biological level, the eventual decomposition of cells, organs, and brain tissue signal its final and irreversible stages. 568 more words


The crow as an animal model for neuroscience

Close to my apartment in the outskirts of Basel, green fields and some small woods lie basically in front of my house door. This is also where some flocks of crows gather around, partly searching the fields for food, partly watching out in the topmost trees. 1,937 more words

Why I am proud to be a Registered Veterinary Technician in animal research

Christine Archer is a registered veterinary technician at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.  She has worked in animal research for over seven years.  She currently works with aquatic animals and reptiles in biological research. 990 more words


This Is How You Mend a Broken Heart (Literally)

Image source: http://www.devbio.biology.gatech.edu/?page_id=6534 + info on zebra fish heart regeneration

So let’s get real. There isn’t one set way to heal from a broken heart. It is pretty hard to focus on recovering when you are questioning yourself about what went wrong and what options are there to heal your heart(perhaps figuratively in a relationship). 396 more words