New Technique Shrinks, Makes Small Animals Transparent – Wall Street Journal

In recent years, scientists have managed to make wood, brains and even small mice transparent.

Now, European researchers report they have devised a method that not only makes cadavers of bigger animals, such as rats, see-through but also shrinks them to a third of their original size in some cases to get a better window into their anatomy.

The research, described in a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Methods, is a…

New Technique Shrinks, Makes Small Animals Transparent – Wall Street Journal

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