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Spontaneous Neuronal Activity in the Optic Tectum in a Zebrafish Larva

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Caption: For the first time, researchers have been able to see a thought "swim" through the brain of a living fish. The new technology is a useful tool for studies of perception. It might even find use in psychiatric drug discovery, according to authors of the study, appearing online on Jan. 31 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication.

Credit: Current Biology, Muto et al.

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