Sitting somewhere between cool and crazy, Japanese scientists have found a way to render flesh transparent and then dye bones, cartilage and organs bright blue, pink, red and green to leave these pretty cool specimens.


This cat gecko is probably the best example to show that rather than just dyed skeletons they are still encased by their own (see-through) flesh. There’s also a Youtube vid.



Surely it’s only a matter of time before Gunther von Hagens gets in on this?

(via various)