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Mo

Mo

Neuroscientist turned science writer, film buff, funk fanatic, amateur photographer. Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mocost
NMDA receptor crystal structure - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
NMDA receptor crystal structure
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3D model of a nerve terminal shows the distribution of 300,000 individual protein molecules involved in neurotransmitter recycling. - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
3D model of a nerve terminal - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
3D model of a nerve terminal
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3D reconstruction of nerve cell connections in the mouse retina. From Kim, et al. (2014). The crowdsourced wiring diagram may have revealed a time-delay neural network that makes certain cells sensitive to motion in specific directions. - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
3D reconstruction of nerve cell connections in the mouse retina. From Kim, et al. (2014). The crowdsourced wiring diagram may have revealed a time-delay neural network that makes certain cells sensitive to motion in specific directions.
Computer-generated reconstruction of three pyramidal neurons, showing differences in the distribution of myelin (shown in white) along their axons. Daniel Berger/ Giulio Tomassy/ Harvard University. White matter might matter much more than we thought.   - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
Computer-generated reconstruction of three pyramidal neurons, showing differences in the distribution of myelin (shown in white) along their axons. Daniel Berger/ Giulio Tomassy/ Harvard University.
 
White matter might matter much more than we thought.  
Tracing a single axon in the mouse visual cortex - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Tracing a single axon in the mouse visual cortex
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"Like the entomologist in search of colourful butterflies, my attention has chased in the gardens of the grey matter cells with delicate and elegant shapes, the mysterious butterflies of the soul whose beating of wings may one day reveal to us the secrets of the mind" - Cajal. Pyramidal neurons and their dendrites visualised with patch clamp... - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
"Like the entomologist in search of colourful butterflies, my attention has chased in the gardens of the grey matter cells with delicate and elegant shapes, the mysterious butterflies of the soul whose beating of wings may one day reveal to us the secrets of the mind" - Cajal. 
 
Pyramidal neurons and their dendrites visualised with patch clamp fluorescence microscopy. Alexandre William Moreau/ Institute of Neurology/ Nikon Small World Competition.
Membrane-labelled subset of neurons in the brain of a living zebrafish imaged with an adaptive optics microscope in two-photon excitation mode. Eric Betzig Lab, Janelia Farm Research Campus. - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
A top-down 3D view of the cortico-connections originating from multiple distinct cortical areas of the mouse brain, visualized as virtual tractography using Allen Institute Brain Explorer software. From Oh, et al. (2014).  - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
A top-down 3D view of the cortico-connections originating from multiple distinct cortical areas of the mouse brain, visualized as virtual tractography using Allen Institute Brain Explorer software. From Oh, et al. (2014). 
3D-printed brain sculpture, from 21st Century Self Portrait by Chicago-based artist Joshua Harker.  - http://neuroimages.tumblr.com/post...
3D-printed brain sculpture, from 21st Century Self Portrait by Chicago-based artist Joshua Harker. 
MT @neuroraf [Belliveau's] first functional map of human visual cortex by magnetic resonance imaging is a classic http://t.co/dJxdDFIjbL - Mo
Senior author of STAP stem cell papers calls for retractions http://t.co/0JmabMdwcH - Mo
The Smartphone Brain Scanner: A Portable Real-Time Neuroimaging System http://t.co/ezHBdrkbRu via @GregDowney1 @deevybee @utafrith - Mo
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