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SEEING THE BRAIN WITH CLARITY

Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature News 498(1744):151 copyright 2013

Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature News 498(1744):151 copyright 2013

A study published online today in the journal Nature describes a new technique neuroscientists are using to visualize the brain. Using a series of chemical treatments termed CLARITY, researchers are able to make brain tissue nearly transparent, enabling them to visualize its inner molecular workings in an unprecedented way. Read more and watch a beautiful video here.