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New Science About Kidney Development

February 16, 2011

Congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract produce more kidney failure in children than any other disorder. A new tool in our understanding of kidney development, the zebrafish, is not a perfect model of human kidney formation, yet two recent studies show that it may help us learn a lot more about growing kidneys.

A detailed post with scientific detail (and cool pictures and videos) is up over at WhizBANG! Click on over and learn more about our friend, the zebrafish.

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