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PHOTOS: 100-Year-Old Drawings of the Human Brain

First Posted: 06/29/11 03:32 PM ET Updated: 08/29/11 06:12 AM ET

DISCOVER Magazine:

With an artist's eye 
and a scientist's mind, 
anatomist Santiago 
Ramón y Cajal was the 
first to see -- and illustrate 
-- what neurons really do. 
His exquisitely detailed 
drawings changed our 
understanding of the brain 
and nervous system.

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