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  • Ros Ros

    Pyramidal Neuron, drawn by Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934).

  • Matthew Burgum

    Santiago Ramon y Cajal. Santiago Ramon y Cajal was a scientist by profession so his way of thinking was unique. It is this way of thinking that took my interest, Ramon y Cajal takes a stripped back view of the human body and thats how he drew this piece. These brain cells are the building blocks of our dreams.

  • Amy Klions

    Santiago Ramone y Cajal Neuron drawing

  • Clau Cajal

    No one reads Dr. Bacteria, pseudonym of Spanish neurobiologist and Nobel Prize winner Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934). From an article by Laura Otis, translator of Cajal’s Vacation Stories: Few scientists who admire neurobiologist Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s extraordinary drawings of neurons know that early in his career, he wrote science fiction. Cajal’s Vacation Stories, written in 1885–86 and published in 1905, explore the ethical consequences of what was then cutting-edg

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Pyramidal Neuron, drawn by Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934)

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Pirámide gigante de la circunvolución frontal ascendente del hombre, [Giant deep pyramid of the ascending frontal convolution in man], 1899, drawing, Instituto Cajal (CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), © Beneficiary of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.

Ramon Y. Cajal was a pioneer in neuroscience as well as a fantastic artist. Using the Golgi staining method he was able to isolate and categorized different neurons in brain tissue.

Santiago Ramón y Cajal ForMemRS (1 May 1852 – 17 October 1934) was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate.

The album of geometric and perspective drawings (Codex Guelf 74. 1. Aug. fol.) from the 1500s is available online from Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel (thumbnail pages)...

Santiago Ramon y Cajal, ”Structure of the Mammalian Retina”, Madrid, 1900. “I wish I could find an event that meant as much as simple seeing"- Theodore Roethke