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You share the same drug habits, the same age-related memory problems and are similarly impatient when forced to wait for food.
Zebrafish are small, freshwater fish native to South Asia.
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Species can evolve to tolerate higher temperatures – but there’s a ceiling beyond which adaptation isn’t possible.
This confocal microscope image shows the face of a week-old zebrafish.
Peter Fabian and Gage Crump
Recent studies using CRISPR to fast-track genetic studies into human disease genes appear flawed.
We wanted to find out which biological phenomena are crucial for pattern formation and which are just incidental. These sorts of questions can be answered with mathematical modelling.
‘D'you come here often?’
Are pretty blue and gold stripes more important than being a bold little swimmer?
Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes.
Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes, but researchers are still figuring out how pigment cells interact to form these patterns.
A mathematician has joined the dots between Alan Turing and chasing cells to find out how skin patterns are formed.
Zebrafish given alcohol speed up their swimming when around other fish, compared to swimming alone. Researchers from NYU…
Zebrafish at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.
Our series, Animals in Research, profiles the top organisms used for science experimentation. Here, we look at Danio rerio - the zebrafish. Zebrafish are probably not the first creatures that come to mind…
In order to drag themselves onto land, fish-like creatures needed limbs.
In the late Devonian period, roughly 365 million years ago, fish-like creatures started venturing from shallow waters onto land. Among the various adaptations associated with the switch to land life was…