Brown adipose tissue made transparent

Brown adipose tissue has played a key role in prevention research since its presence was first documented in adults. However, there was no non-invasive method of measuring its heat generation. A team at the Technical University Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München has now succeeded in making the activity of brown adipose tissue visible without injecting substances. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)