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Trace some neurons, get a big check

The idea of tracing the structure of stained neurons to obtain functional insights into in situ neural networks isn’t new and dates back over 100 years to Ramón y Cajal. Just recently I discovered that copies of his books have been digitized by Google and the illustrations are incredible. See for example Studien über die Hirnrinde des Menschen.  Read more