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Gifts from the sea
...can still sense light. MBL scientists have studied skate
retinas to learn how eyes adapt to light changes, and to understand diseases that can cause blindness. Green sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis): The female sea urchin can produce as many as a half million eggs during spawning season, and...
NHGRI targets 12 more organisms for genome sequencing
...ally selected organisms, including the marmoset, a skate
and several important insects, as part of its ongo...ogy, development or behavior. The organisms are: a skate
(Raja erinacea); a sea slug (Aplysia californica); a disease-carrying insect (Rhodnius prolixus); a ...
Sea skate experiment sheds light on human cell transport
...llular channels, or gates, spring into action when skate
red blood cells become engorged with water. Vesicl... results are important for a few reasons. Because skate
red blood cells closely resemble cells in the human kidney, the findings shed light on how these org...