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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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by Greg Dunn. Dendrite- the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages and conduct impulses toward the cell body/ Axon- the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, through which messages pass to other neurons of to muscles or glands.