Ossian Brown - Haunted Air, 2010 (with an introduction by David Lynch and afterword by Geoff Cox)
"Anonymous Halloween photographs from c.1875–1955—truly haunting Americana, with a foreword by David Lynch. The photographs in Haunted Air provide an extraordinary glimpse into the traditions of this macabre festival from ages past, and form an important document of photographic history. These are the pictures of the dead: family portraits, mementos of the treasured, now unrecognizable, and others.” [Amazon]
The human brain is estimated to have over 100 billion neurons. Each neuron connects hundreds to thousands of times, creating a dense, complicated network of over 100 trillion connections. Scientists have the obvious challenge of mapping neuronal networks in a forest where all the trees and roots look identical. To differentiate between individual neurons in a network, researchers have developed the Brainbow technique. Brainbow labels each neuron with a specific color, allowing researchers to follow the pathways from one individual cell to the next. Seen here is the Brainbow technique used in a mouse brain.
Image by Mr. Pierre Mahou, Dr. Emmanuel Beaurepaire, and Dr. Karine Loulier, Ecole Polytechnique.