a fish with a see-through head

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a fish with a see-through head
« on: 03/08/2013 12:50:26 »
a fish with a see-through head ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zoygy-8PTtU  [:0]
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Re: a fish with a see-through head
« Reply #1 on: 03/08/2013 19:51:47 »
Earlier there was a discussion about visualizing the brain of the zebrafish.

Assuming the barreleye fish can be raised in captivity, I could imagine some tremendous opportunities for research.


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Re: a fish with a see-through head
« Reply #2 on: 03/08/2013 20:17:02 »
I did see another article about transparent organs ...



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The object on the right may look like a pineapple gummi bear, but it's actually a mouse embryo that's been treated with a new chemical reagent that turns biological tissue transparent. Compare it to the embryo on the left, and you'll get a sense of why scientists are heralding this discovery as a revolution in the field of optical imaging.
http://io9.com/5836605/a-chemical-that-can-turn-your-organs-transparent
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