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Bundle of Love

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Blue = Schwann cell,¬† pink = nucleus of Schwann cell, ¬†yellow = axon of a peripheral nerve Schwann cells are the main supporting cells (glia cells) of the Peripheral Nervous System. Similar to the¬†oligodendrocytes in the CNS, the purpose of Read more ›

Depression

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This Daily Doodle represents depression and it is inspired by an illustration published in JAMA on Bipolar Disorder, which I featured in an earlier doodle (Feb 22, 2012). Unlike Bipolar Disorder, depression does not have the elevated state of mania. Read more ›

Homunculus

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This Daily Doodle features the Homunculus of the Primary Motor Cortex. The primary motor cortex is a strip of the brain that is responsible for body movement. It is located anterior to the central sulcus, a prominent landmark that separates Read more ›