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A zebrafish head with blood vessels shown in purple. Researchers often study zebrafish because they share many genes with humans, grow and reproduce quickly, and have see-through eggs and embryos, which make it easy to study early stages of development.
This image was captured using a light sheet microscope.
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Prayag Murawala, MDI Biological Laboratory and Hannover Medical School.
Marko Pende, MDI Biological Laboratory; MDI Biological Laboratory Light Microscopy Facility; and the Murawala Lab, MDI Biological Laboratory and Hannover Medical School.
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