Baroque Blood Vessels: "A scanning electron microscope (SEM) image zooms in on the baroque branching structures that send blood to the human brain's cortex. The vessels are organized such that the large blood vessels surround the surface of the brain, sending thin, dense projections down into the depths of the cortex."
Antique Louis XVI secretary, 1783 ~ by Jean Henri Riesener (French, 1734–1806). Oak veneered with ebony, black and gold Japanese lacquer, tulipwood, holly and black stained holly, amaranth, gilt-bronze mounts, white marble -- made for Queen Marie Antoinette at Versailles. [4th of four pins]