Mouse neurons


A new kind of microscope reveals the delicate tracery of a mouse’s neurons.


The neurons of a genetically modified mouse. Each bright spot represents a neuron.
The neurons of a genetically modified mouse. Each bright spot represents a neuron.
Vaibhav Joshi / Harvard University

The image above was taken with a newly developed microscope for optogenetics, that can image a large area and stimulate multiple neurons to flash on and off simultaneously.

The microscope is described in a paper in Biomedical Optics Express.

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