Tadpoles Learn to See With Eyes in Their Tails

A migraine drug has given tadpoles the ability to see out of eyes in their tails.

Researchers at Tuft’s University¬†transplanted the eyes of young African clawed frog tadpoles from their heads to their tails in an effort to study how their nervous system would adapt. They gave some of them the drug zolmitriptan, commonly used to treat migraines, and left others alone. Although nerves are often hesitant to grow, the tadpoles receiving the drug formed¬†new connections between the transplanted

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