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The stunning video above illustrates a new way of looking at the brain. Scientists at at Stanford University have developed a method for making tissue almost completely transparent (see below). A series of chemical treatments replaces the fatty lipid membranes surrounding cells with an acrylamide mesh that keeps microscopic details intact without scattering light like lipid does.
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WOOW !!! Scientists Make Brains Transparent to Get a Better Look Inside | Wired Science - http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/04/clarity-brain/ #neuroscience

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