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Transparent goldfish

2009-12-29 09:30:32 GMT2009-12-29 17:30:32 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A see-through goldfish whose beating hearts can be seen through translucent scales and skin at Japan's Mie University in Tsu city, central Japan. (AFP file)

Yutaka Tamaru, an associate biology professor at Japan's Mie University and his team have succeeded in producing the transparent goldfish, which is part of efforts to reduce the need for dissections in laboratory.

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