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Zebrafish - A Key to Understanding Human Development

  • Published6 Aug 2013
  • Reviewed29 Nov 2016
  • Source National Institutes of Health

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.

In this NIH video, scientists study the zebrafish to try to understand the intricate process by which a fertilized egg develops into a fully formed individual—and also the numerous diseases and conditions that can result when even a tiny part of that process goes wrong.

Access Zebrafish - A Key to Understanding Human Development from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


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