Posts Tagged ‘pathology’

New Super Microscope Shows Alzheimer’s In Brain Detail

A super microscope developed by researchers at Purdue University can now show you high resolution molecular details of Alzheimer’s disease.       For years scientists have unsuccessfully searched for ways to track the amyloid plaques, the best known marker of Alzheimer’s. Amyloid plaques are one of the two brain abnormalities that define Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Brain Tissue Transparency Helps Find Cure For Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Brain tissue transparency would allow neurons to be examined more efficiently than conventional methods of slicing the tissue into microscopic sections, a process that can take weeks.     Brain Tissue: Transparency Powers Cure for Alzheimer’s Researchers can now make human tissue transparent and map the complex network of neurons. This clearing technique clearly displays…

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