Scientists have many tools at their disposal for looking at preserved tissue under a microscope in incredible detail, or peering into the living body at lower resolution. What they haven’t … Continue Reading Researchers develop first technique for viewing cells and tissues in 3D under the skin.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the knee’s protective lining, called the meniscus, using a personalized 3D-printed implant, or scaffold, infused with human growth factors … Continue Reading Researchers develop regenerative medical approach with 3d printed meniscus.
A study using intricate fiber dissection techniques provides new insights into the deep anatomy of the human brainstem and helps to define safe entry zones for neurosurgeons performing brainstem surgery, … Continue Reading Neurosurgeons map 3d microsurgical entry points for the human brainstem in unprecedented detail.
Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center, together with collaborators from the University of Tokyo, have developed a method that combines tissue decolorization and light-sheet fluorescent microscopy to take extremely … Continue Reading Scientists make whole-body, 3D pathological transparent mice.
In the developing brain, special proteins that act like molecular tugboats push or pull on growing nerve cells, or neurons, helping them navigate to their assigned places amidst the brain’s … Continue Reading Scientists identify crucial guiding protein in neurogenesis.
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California and the University of Hawaii demonstrates a new approach to measuring early brain development of infants, resulting in more … Continue Reading Novel study maps infant brain growth via MRI in first three months of life.
With the aid of new methods, a research team at Karolinska Institutet have developed a detailed map of the networks of the brain that control the neurotransmitter serotonin. The study, … Continue Reading Discovery of new pathways controlling the serotonergic system.
The ability to see through organs and even the entire body to visualize long-range connections between cells as well as fine-grained cellular structures has been a long-time dream of biologists. … Continue Reading See-through organs and bodies will accelerate biomedical discoveries.
Until recently, available microscopes were too slow to capture a beating heart in 3D. Now, a team from the Max Planck Institute has developed a high-speed, selective plane illumination microscope … Continue Reading Max Planck scientists image a beating heart in 3D.