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How bony spines of fish fins evolved into fingers and toes Jan 22, 10:47 am
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): Researchers compared structure and behavior of clusters of Hoxa and Hoxd genes, possessed by both fish and land animals, in embryos from mice and zebrafish and discovered similar 3-dimensional DNA organization of the fish and mouse clusters.
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): New studies in zebrafish have shown that a 50-year-old antipsychotic medication called perphenazine can actively combat the cells of a difficult-to-treat form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
How vertebrates evolved from sea to land Jan 10, 1:39 pm
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vertebrate locomotion has evolved from the simple left-right bending of the body exemplified by lampreys to the appearance of fins in bony fish to the movement of humans, with the complex nerve and muscle coordination necessary to move four limbs.
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): Researchers studying zebrafish embryo skin have decoded cell messages underlying abnormal colonic cell growth of the kind that could lead to tumors and colon cancer in people suffering from calcium deficiency.
Novel hormone essential for heart's development identified Dec 9, 10:51 am
Washington, Dec. 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene encoding a hormone that could potentially be used as a therapeutic molecule to treat heart diseases.
White sharks are remarkably similar to humans Dec 6, 9:46 am
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that many of the endangered great white shark's proteins involved in an array of different functions- including metabolism- match humans more closely than they do zebrafish, the quintessential fish model.
Fish larvae's visual system plays key role in hunting prey May 23, 1:50 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Zebrafish may harbour human illness cure Apr 18, 10:35 am
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has highlighted the importance of zebrafish as a model organism for human disease research.
Zebrafish offers new hope for patients with damaged retinas Feb 1, 1:54 pm
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): University of Alberta researchers believe zebrafish may hold the answer to repairing damaged retinas and returning eyesight to people.
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Scientists have turned to the zebrafish to find a new way to investigate mechanisms at work in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Zebrafish 'display brightest colour to woo mates' Dec 1, 4:07 pm
Washington, December 1 (ANI): Zebrafish males and females both perform colourful courtship displays, researchers say.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Researchers including one of Indian origin are now using Zebrafish, which are popular as aquarium fish, in research labs as a model organism for studying human diseases.
Defective gene blamed for brain and skull malformations Jul 6, 5:41 pm
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene whose mutation results in malformed faces and skulls as well as mental retardation.
Engineered robot could influence live fish Jun 8, 4:08 pm
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Researchers have shown that a bioinspired robotic fish could attract live zebrafish when put to swim together in a water tank.
Zebrafish could be used to study psychiatric disorders May 18, 10:29 am
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Zebrafish could hold the key to understanding the underlying causes of psychiatric disorders, say scientists.
Gene behind autism, schizophrenia and obesity identified May 17, 3:40 pm
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Using zebrafish, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified genes responsible for head size at birth.
Squid and zebrafish inspired materials could help camouflage May 3, 2:28 pm
London, May 3 (ANI): Researchers have come up artificial muscles that mimic the colour-changing ability of squid and zebrafish.
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): New green-glowing zebrafish could make understanding the damage that pollution causes to both wildlife and human health much easier, researchers say.
Zebrafish could answer why some women prefer older men Feb 27, 1:13 pm
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A scientist in New Zealand has turned to zebrafish in an effort to find out why some females are attracted to older males, and is spending thousands of dollars on the study.
'Scary stuff' from injured fish that signal danger identified Feb 24, 1:24 pm
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): It is known that when a fish get injured it releases a mysterious substance that researchers call Schreckstoff - meaning "scary stuff" in German - causing the rest of the school to flee.
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have undertaken a new study to understand how zebrafish regenerate damaged retinas after injury, which may help suggest new strategies for one day being able to do the same in humans.
Secret behind limb-regeneration in zebrafish discovered Nov 26, 2:00 pm
London, Nov 26 (ANI): After almost three decades of thorough research, scientists claim to have finally discovered the secret behind how some animals can regenerate amputated limbs or damaged organs, by studying the zebrafish.
How zebrafish repair ear damage on their own Sep 3, 5:54 pm
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a hormone which helps birds and fish to re-grow hair cells in the ear damaged as a result of loud noise, and restore hearing.
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