Metro UK: Glowing golden-leaf brains show the absolutely awesome nature of our minds

Originally published on Metro UK: https://metro.co.uk/2017/05/27/glowing-golden-leaf-brains-show-the-absolutely-awesome-nature-of-our-minds-6662490/

By Alex Hickson Saturday 27 May 2017

This totally unique mash-up between neuroscience and art shows the stunningly complex beauty of the human brain. Your brain is terrifyingly complicated and is made up of approximately 86 billion neurons which work together as a biological machine to create who you are. But it takes some real cranium contortion to get your head around what those billions of signals and connected web of cells look like. Artist and neuroscientist Dr Greg Dunn combined talents with artist and physicist Dr Brian Edwards to produce this unprecedented work of wonder. ….

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