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In Delights, Neuroscience on February 10, 2009 at 1:55 am


This is a Ramon y Cajal drawing of a human motor cortex pyramidal cell.

Santiago Ramon y Cajal pioneered the study of the fine structure of the nervous system in the 1890’s. His meticulous and lucid drawings are, by any standard, both science and art. The full-text of one of his books is here.

From the Science Tattoo Emporium.


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