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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Scientists have been able to turn the mouse invisible


On a truly fantastic technologies reported by German scientists in the journal Nature Methods. Using different alcohols and a special liquid, they were able to make the body of a laboratory mouse is transparent and largely invisible.

Scientists explained that such technology they need in order to trace, for example, communicate between neurons, if you make a transparent brain tissue.

These technologies existed before, but scientists had to remove the brain from the body of the animal or the use of special markers. Now a German scientist has managed to overcome.

Scientists call the chemicals that are used. This particular alcohol is tert-butanol, a mixture of compounds of the benzene and alcohols under the name of BABB, and diphenyl ether with small amounts of vitamin E.

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