Romance of Thalamus

Romance of Thalamus

Daniel Oran

McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Media Lab

This image is of a GFP mouse brain slide which has undergone expansion microscopy yielding an exceptionally high resolution image that can render single neurons readily visible. The title is for the heart shaped section of the thalamus which is in the middle of this image. At the time that this image what taken it was the highest resolution image of an entire mouse brain slice ever captured. >400megapixels

glowing green brain structure

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