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December 17, 2019

Confocal microscopy image of nerve fibers in zebrafish brain

This confocal microscopy image shows glowing red, green and blue nerve fibers in the brain of a five-day-old zebrafish.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants CCF 0541113, CNS 0615194, CNS 0551724, IIS 0513212 and OCI 0906379.]

This image appeared in the NSF gallery "Imaging the Imperceptible," published in 2018 in Discover magazine. (Date image taken: March 2010; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 17, 2019)

Credit: HHMI Janelia Research Campus

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