2020 in Pictures
2020 in Pictures
This year yielded stunning images of transparent human organs, apex predators, and the world’s response to the ongoing pandemic.
2020 in Pictures
2020 in Pictures

This year yielded stunning images of transparent human organs, apex predators, and the world’s response to the ongoing pandemic.

This year yielded stunning images of transparent human organs, apex predators, and the world’s response to the ongoing pandemic.

tissue clearing
Image of the Day: See-Through Tissue
Image of the Day: See-Through Tissue
Amy Schleunes | Feb 21, 2020
Scientists have developed a tissue-clearing protocol that allows them to peer into entire, transparent human organs.
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
Andy Tay | Oct 1, 2019
Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.
Scientists Create See-Through Hearts
Scientists Create See-Through Hearts
Diana Kwon | Jul 13, 2017
A new tissue-clearing technique reveals blood vessel networks and collagen scaffolds of dog and human cardiac tissue.
Tissue-Clearing Technique Works on Bone
Tissue-Clearing Technique Works on Bone
Kerry Grens | Apr 26, 2017
CLARITY made mouse bones transparent while preserving fluorescent labels so researchers could visualize tagged osteoprogenitors.
Updated Tissue-Clearing Protocol Extends Time Frame for Imaging
Updated Tissue-Clearing Protocol Extends Time Frame for Imaging
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2016
“Ultimate DISCO” uses a solvent that shrinks whole animals and preserves fluorescence for months.
Viviana Gradinaru: Clearing the Way
Viviana Gradinaru: Clearing the Way
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech. Age: 33
Clearly a Mouse
Clearly a Mouse
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2014
December 2014's Scientist to Watch, Viviana Gradinaru, helped develop CLARITY, a method for making transparent mice.