August 24, 2004

Ooooooh, shiny!

No, this isn't your brain on drugs. It's not even anyone's brain, on drugs or not. Instead, it's a picture of two different types of brain cells growing in a Petri dish.

Neurons and glia in a lab dish

For more info on the picture, and an exellent article on the state of stem cell research in the US, go here.

Via NY Times.

Posted by Magpie at August 24, 2004 10:08 AM | Shiny Things | Technorati links |

You know, if close my eyes, then rub them real hard with my fists, after awhile I see colors like that...

Posted by: Scaramouche at August 24, 2004 02:48 PM

you can see your own neurons? cool :)

Posted by: Magpie at August 24, 2004 03:20 PM