Clearing up anatomy with a see-through mouse

A new technique produces a strange sight and a better view on the body

transparent mouse

That unappetizing lump is not just old gummy candy. It’s a transparent mouse, made clear with a new technique that lets scientists see more anatomical detail than ever before.

B. Yang et al/Cell 2014

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