See-through fish

Scientists have created a see-throughZebrafish to help conduct research on how cancer spreads inside anorganism. The entire fish is see-through, from bones to organs makingit possible for the first time to study the disease without dissection.

It was engineered at the Children’s Hospital, Boston and has letresearchers observe in real time how melanoma cells spread to the skinfrom their origin in the abdominal cavity.

Source: trendhunter.comAdded: 12 February 2008