Skip to comments.Scientists breed see-through goldfish with visible heart, brain, organs: report
Posted on 12/30/2009 11:57:51 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
Scientists breed see-through goldfish with visible heart, brain, organs: report
BY NICOLE CARTER
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 2:43 PM
A photo released by Mie University shows the see-through 'ryukin' goldfish, whose beating heart can be seen through translucent scales and skin.
A see-through goldfish created by Japanese scientists may be a humane alternative to dissection, as well as a unique pet, the London Daily Mail reports.
The new transparent breed of fish, whose heart, brain and other organs are visible through its scales and skin, is the first of its kind, according to the Mail.
"You can see a live heart and other organs because the scales and skin have no pigments," Yutaka Tamaru, an associate professor at Mie University, who along with researchers at Nagoya University succeeded in making the fish, known as "ryukin."
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And what will the UV damage do to the organs?
Hate to give the TSA ideas........
...."and your pregnant"
NY Daily News doesn’t have to be excerpted yet, IIRC. Thanks for the ping & Happy New Year!
We need to breed this kind of human to get through airport security better now.
Don’t play with your food.
The world needs to breed see-through Muslims next.
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