Transparent specimens are far from what you might imagine most specimens in labs to be. Although being organisms, they appear as if they were beautifully sculpted from minerals.
Originally, the method of making transparent specimens enzymatically turning the protein transparent, dyeing the bones magenta and dyeing the cartilages blue. It was established for scientific purposes to study the skeletal system, but artist Iori Tomita has turned this method into an art form.
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