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Curious about the types of research and industrial applications our chambers can be used for? Here in our blog we write about  interesting advances in fields where our chambers can be used.

How Do We Forget?

How Do We Forget?

Sometimes, forgetting something is just as important as remembering it. Unimportant memories take up space that could be better utilized to collect newer, more useful information. The details of memory formation are not well understood, although it is expected that...

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Brain Imaging in Zebrafish

Brain Imaging in Zebrafish

An adult human brain contains approximately 86 billion neurons, along with about 85 billion non-neuronal cells. All those cells work together to manage motor control, sensory perception, heart rate, breathing, and more. While the human brain is extremely complex, with...

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Longevity-Promoting Genes in C. elegans

Longevity-Promoting Genes in C. elegans

The average global life expectancy was 72.6 years in 2019. This value has soared in recent decades; for example, the average worldwide life expectancy in 1950 was only 48 years. Most of this increase is credited to vast improvements in public health. But scientists...

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Mosquito Egg Weak Spots

Mosquito Egg Weak Spots

Malaria. Yellow Fever. Zika. Dengue. West Nile virus. These are some of the diseases, carried by mosquitos, that infect millions of people worldwide every year. According to the World Health Organization, these infections result in over 700,000 deaths annually. To...

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Zebrafish and the Origins of Sleep

Zebrafish and the Origins of Sleep

 “Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” — Thomas Dekker We spend about a third of our lives asleep. Sleep has very important functions for humans, as well as for many other animals, although its specific benefits still aren’t well...

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Ultrasound Therapy for Rodents

Ultrasound Therapy for Rodents

Ultrasound imaging (aka sonography) has been used in many medical fields for over 50 years. The procedure involves sending high frequency sound waves into the body. The sound waves bounce off internal organs, and by measuring the difference in travel times of the...

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