The zebrafish (Danio rerio) is increasingly being used as model in behavioural, neurobiological and genetic research.
On a yearly basis, an estimated 20.000 individuals are diagnosed with primary brain tumors in the United States alone. About ten times that number of patients will receive treatment for primary or metastatic brain cancer.
Zebrafish are not the first species one might think of as being exposed to alcohol in their natural environment.
Computerized learning tools have already become a standard educational tool in many institutions.