Animal Brains, More Beautiful Than You Could Ever Imagine
More than just eye candy, these images are teaching scientists new insights into how the brain is organized
- By Laura Helmuth
- Smithsonian magazine, July-August 2012,
(Martinos Center For Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital)
This image from a rhesus monkey shows the larger-scale structure of the grid of axons as they swoop and swirl through the convolutions of the primate's brain.