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Seeing the inner workings of the brain made easier by new technique from Stanford
June 17, 2014
Scientists from Stanford University's Bio-X institute have improved on their original technique for peering into the intact brain, making it more reliable and safer. The results could help scientists unravel the inner connections of how thoughts, memories or diseases arise.
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