The Brain - Up Close This remarkable close-up image of a living human brain has won the Welcome Prize for microscope photography after it was taken during a surgical procedure to treat a patient with epilepsy.
A microscopic photograph of a neuron. Filamentous actin and microtubules (structural proteins) in mouse fibroblasts (cells) Fluorescence. / Torsten Wittmann, The Scripps Research Institute. Courtesy of Nikon Small World.
Neurons in the brain Credit: Dr Jonathan Clarke. Pyramidal neurons forming a network in the brain. These are nerve cells from the cerebral cortex that have one large apical dendrite and several basal dendrites.
“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” ― Alan W. I love this quote!