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BioTechniques – The Invisible Mouse

Every so often, doing science professionally gets dull and mundane. The daily grind of developing and implementing molecular diagnostic assays often overshadows just how cool the stuff I get to do for a living really is. It turns into a “can’t see the forest through the trees” kind of a thing.  I always seem to fall into this rut and, inevitably,  I run across an article or report that just blows me out of the water and gets the science juices flowing again.

Here is an article from BioTechniques last week which reports the use of one of the most common laboratory chemicals to scatter light, act as a tissue clearing agent and make the tissue appear “invisible”.

Kind of gets the old imagination brewing now, doesn’t it?

Click the link below to read the original article:

BioTechniques – The Invisible Mouse.

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