THE BEAUTIFUL BRAIN: DRAWINGS BY SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) is considered the father of modern neuroscience. As a neuroanatomist, he examined super-thin pieces of brain under a microscope, treating them with chemical stains to reveal both different types of cells and the structures with the cells. As an artist—his second vocation—over the course of 50 years he produced more […]