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Mapping the Mouse Brain




COURTESY OF MOUSE BRAIN ARCHITECTURE PROJECT/PARTHA MITRA LAB

The colorful glow in this mouse brain cross section comes from fluorescent proteins taken up by neurons in the motor cortex and transported along the brain's pathways. The image is part of a project to map the brain's connections.

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