See also our related blog for the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Saturday, May 6, 2006

U. experts help find birth defects' causes

This was an article featured in Deseret Morning News. ...Using a method they call "microCT-based virtual histology," researchers can get a detailed — down to about one-tenth of a human hair width — look at a mouse embryo, inside and out. The U. team turned them into 3D images, eliminating the long process of killing the embryo, embedding it in wax and then thin-slicing, staining the slides and studying it with a microscope. Click here to read more.

Lois M. Collin. "U. experts help find birth defects' causes." Deseret Morning News, front page, Saturday May 6, 2006. [interview, figure]