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New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain

Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.

Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.

CLARITY
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A Landmark Study On BPA Leaves Scientists at Odds
Shawna Williams | Oct 26, 2018 | 6 min read
Conceived as a way to resolve differences between government regulators and academics over the chemical’s effects, the CLARITY-BPA collaboration instead highlights divisions.
Microscopy Tool Can “See” Through Dense Tissue: Study
Aggie Mika | Aug 11, 2017 | 2 min read
Scientists tout this lens-free holographic technique as a cost-effective alternative to standard tissue biopsies. 
Scientists Create See-Through Hearts
Diana Kwon | Jul 13, 2017 | 2 min read
A new tissue-clearing technique reveals blood vessel networks and collagen scaffolds of dog and human cardiac tissue.
Karl Deisseroth Takes Home Science’s Most Valuable Award
Jef Akst | May 31, 2017 | 2 min read
The Stanford University psychiatrist and neuroscientist known for his contributions to optogenetics and tissue clearing is awarded €4 million by the Fresenius Research Prize.
Tissue-Clearing Technique Works on Bone
Kerry Grens | Apr 26, 2017 | 1 min read
CLARITY made mouse bones transparent while preserving fluorescent labels so researchers could visualize tagged osteoprogenitors.
Optogenetics Pioneer Honored
Tracy Vence | Feb 10, 2015 | 1 min read
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health names Karl Deisseroth the winner of the 2015 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.
Viviana Gradinaru: Clearing the Way
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2014 | 2 min read
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech. Age: 33
Clearly a Mouse
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2014 | 1 min read
December 2014's Scientist to Watch, Viviana Gradinaru, helped develop CLARITY, a method for making transparent mice.
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