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Picture: RPS/David Scharf<br />
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Human Cortical Neurons with interconnecting dendrites, 4,200X by David Scharf. Cortical Neurons make up the brain's cortex which in part makes up the cerebral cortex, responsible for memory, attention, perceptual awareness, thought, language, and consciousness.<br />
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Stunning photographs from the prestigious Royal Photographic Society's latest exhibition prove that science and beauty can co-exist. There 100 sensational images come from various disciplines of science and highlight how important photography is for academics. Photography plays a crucial role in medicine, forensic science, engineering, archaeology, oceanography, natural history and many more areas. The International Images for Science exhibition launches at the Great North Museum in Hancock, Newcastle, tomorrow (Sat), and showcases works from 54 scientists from around the world.