For those of you who don’t believe there is beauty in science. This is a dissociated hippocampal neuron with an antibody stain against MAP2, a common cell body and dendritic marker. Billions of these guys make up the human brain through trillions of synaptic connections. Neurons really are beautiful.
Image taken from our own lab.
HYPOXIC-ISCHEMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY Bilateral atrophy in the territory of the middle cerebral artery
This image of a peppercorn and a grain of salt taken by David McCarthy is the overall winner (and close-up category winner) in this year’s Visions of Science Photographic Awards. The competition is sponsored by Novartis and The Daily Telegraph. (©David McCarthy) (via Visions of Science)