“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” ― Carl Sagan Current Biology

20th June 2013

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Spiny neuron, 2009. Electron microscopy grants researchers and clinicians access to a universe that is too small to be detected using light-based microscopes. This photomicrograph was obtained by scanning a beam of electrons across the sample while a detector kept track of electrons bouncing off its surface, betraying the specimen’s outer shape. It shows a soma with dendrites radiating from it.

Credit: Thomas Deerinck and Mark Ellisman

“Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain From Antiquity to the 21st Century,”

Spiny neuron, 2009. Electron microscopy grants researchers and clinicians access to a universe that is too small to be detected using light-based microscopes. This photomicrograph was obtained by scanning a beam of electrons across the sample while a detector kept track of electrons bouncing off its surface, betraying the specimen’s outer shape. It shows a soma with dendrites radiating from it.

Credit: Thomas Deerinck and Mark Ellisman

Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain From Antiquity to the 21st Century,”

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