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The Brain Scoop: Clearing and Staining Fishes

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Diaphonization, otherwise known as clearing and staining, is one of the most photogenic preparation methods used by research scientists. It's beautiful, but is it practical? Host Emily Graslie interviews Dr. Caleb McMahan, Collection Manager of Fishes, on how he uses this technique to answer questions about the evolution of fish. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.

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Runtime: 7 minutes

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