brain imaging technology

Brain Imaging

Meet the people in brain imaging technology

  • Katrin Amunts (video 3:54) is helping to map one of biology’s greatest conundrums: the human brain. The German neuroscience professor is one of the most forward-thinking brain scientists in the world, and her lab has worked on a revolutionary 3D model with detailed resolutions as small as 20 micrometers. By scanning 7,400 slices of a preserved human female brain, Amunts and her team were able to create a 3D map depicting the organ’s anatomy in microscopic detail.

 
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