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Tissue clearing: what invisible samples reveal about biology

Posted by , on 8 September 2021

Written by Jorge Almagro and Hendrik Messal The tissues that constitute organs exist in our body in 3D. However, for practical reasons, histological analysis has been traditionally performed in 2D, slicing a few micrometer-thick sections to analyse them under the microscope. While this has been critical to understand our anatomy for centuries, it constitutes a simplification of