Blowing Up Biology

When trying to look at tiny structures of the brain, why improve magnification when you can just make the brain BIGGER? http://casw.org/newsroom-2015/article/blowing-biology

Part of a mouse brain viewed with expansion microscopy. The enlarged brain shows individual neurons, marked with green tags. Credit: Edward Boyden.

Part of a mouse brain viewed with expansion microscopy. The enlarged brain shows individual neurons, marked with green tags. Credit: Edward Boyden.

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