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April 18, 2017

High-res, low-cost imaging

Tissue-expansion technique could allow scientists to map brain circuits.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

MIT researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques that offer similar resolution. The new technique relies on expanding tissue before imaging it with a conventional light microscope.