This little alien monster is fundamental to cancer research

Cool scanning electron microscope image taken by Annie Cavanagh and David McCarthy: A zebra fish larva 32 hours after hatching from its egg. Zebra fish are one of the fundamental cornerstones of cancer, cardiovascular, immune system, infectious diseases and drugs research in laboratories all over the world.

It looks like an alien monster at this scale—but then again, everything looks like an alien monster at this scale, right Mr. Tardigrade?


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