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Beautiful Brain: The Stunning Drawings of Neuroscience Founding Father Santiago Ramón y Cajal

neuroimages:  Drawing of Golgi-stained cerebelum, by Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Instituto de Neurobiología “Ramón y Cajal”, Madrid, Spain/ Nature

This is another drawing by Ramón y Cajal of all the neurons found in the cerebellum. A is the purkinje cells I have talked about before. D are stellate cells, another type of neuron that can be.

by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, ca. 1900

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, drawing of a Purkinje neuron and its thousands of synapses in the cerebellar cortex of a pigeon.

breast diagram, lactation

breast diagram, lactation

Artists Tauba Auerbach and N. Dash—whose works are now part of the Guggenheim’s permanent collection—make objects that are a testament to their creators’ nimble investigations of systems, processes, and materials.

Células de Purkinje en el cerebelo

Triple fluorescent labeled section; Purkinje neurons are labeled green, the glia are labeled blue and cell nuclei are labeled red.