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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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You and the tiny zebrafish have a lot in common. At least, your brains do.
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Fish eyes’ stored stem cells could give clues to develop potential therapies for an injured mammalian eye.
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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Special sensory organs allow fish to detect the slightest vibrations in the water around them.
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These small fish have plenty to teach us about the brain.
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Fish have specialized cells that help them detect movement in the water so they don't end up as dinner.
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What can squids, slugs and other sea critters teach us about the human brain?
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The scientist discusses his shocking research with electric fish.
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Aiming for a moving target means compensating for your brain's own tardiness.
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Melina Hale explains how her research on zebrafish is helping to advance brain research.
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A shark’s ability to home in on the scent of blood is legendary, but many people are surprised to learn that sharks have a stealthy sixth sense to find prey and explore the world around them.
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