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Santiago Ramon y Cajal

  • Published11 Oct 2019
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Meticulous hand drawings of neurons by scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal led to the birth of modern neuroscience.

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Image - Clark University, 1899. Restoration by Garrondo. (public domain)

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal—Biography, Facts and Pictures. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11, 2019, from