News tagged with light sheet microscope

Transparent fruit flies

The nervous system of an animal can be studied by cutting it up into thin layers—however this inevitably leads to the destruction of the cellular structures in the tissue. Analyzing complex nerve connections is then hardly ...

dateNov 26, 2018 in Plants & Animals Biotechnology
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Turning point of a lifetime

For the first time, scientists can observe the first two to three days of a mouse embryo's life, as it develops from a fertilised egg up to the stage when it would implant in its mother's uterus, thanks to a new light sheet ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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