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Image of the Day: Fiber Tracts

This image derived from diffusion tensor imaging, a form of magnetic resonance imaging capable of mapping the direction of water motion in tissues, shows the brain fiber tracts of a living female cynomolgus monkey, collected as part of a study designed to determine the long-term effects of cocaine use on the brain’s structure and connectivity.

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John D. Olson, Paul W. Czoty, and Michelle Bell, FASEB 2013 BioArt contest

 

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