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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

PET Scan of a Mouse, Showing its Brown Fat

Caption: This is a PET scan of a mouse, showing its brown fat which is green and red due to its high metabolic state.

Credit: Zachary Gerhart-Hines, Daniel Pryma, and Mitch Lazar, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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