Zebrafish is the new rat. Or mouse. More and more rodents in the lab are being replaced by these nifty little striped fish. They are easy to maintain, reproduce and develop rapidly.
In infancy you can observe an explosive growth. A lot of researchers focus on this age group and observe parent-infant dyads to get more insight in specific behaviors.
Infusion Systems Ltd, manufacturers of the I-CubeX family of sensors have published a web page about behavior measurement
Noldus provides many solutions for research on the behavior of both animals and humans. On occasion, a Noldus solution is used for both animal and human research at the same time.
In northern Norway, pest species such as the blowfly (Calliphora vicina) cause great economic losses in the fish industry. These insects lay their eggs in high quality stockfish which is hung out to dry in the open air.
Noldus Information Technology joins the new research consortium NeuroBasic PharmaPhenomics (www.neurobasic.nl) in their efforts to develop new drug discovery strategies in both neurology and psychiatry.