Wednesday, August 31, 2011

See-through Brains

Japanese Researchers Develop a Way to Turn Biological Tissue Transparent

Wild and a bit freaky, but definitely a breakthrough for scientists trying to understand the inner workings of  the brain. This new reagent allows the tissue to become transparent so they can see through it without having to dissect first. They are still working on something that would work on living tissue, but this can allow researchers to analyze the brian like never before.

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