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Animals in Research

  • Published28 Jul 2014
  • Reviewed28 Jul 2014
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  • Source The Conversation

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Animal research is important to the field of neuroscience. By studying the brains of animals like C. elegans, rats, mice, zebrafish, and fruit flies,  scientists learn more about the human brain. Educate your students about the animals used for biomedical research with this article series from The Conversation:

C. elegans

Rats

Mice

Zebrafish

Fruit flies


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