New Science About Kidney Development
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.