Stanford scientists bring clarity to mouse brain (1:01)
April 11 - Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent hydrogel, the wiring and molecular structure of the brain become clear to see with visible light and chemicals. The research opens a door to new imaging techniques that could potentially be applied to human organs. Ben Gruber has more. ( Transcript )
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