Science Art: Bulbi olfattorii, by Camillio Golgi, 1875

From the mustachioed microscope-gazer who gave us the method (for staining specimens), the receptor (inside our tendons) and the bodies (inside our cells) comes a hypnotic look inside a dog’s nose.

As cited on Scientific Illustration (where I found this):

“This 1875 drawing of a dog’s olfactory bulb by Camillo Golgi is but one of the many astonishing architectures that were revealed by a staining method that bears his name. Its application to the study of nervous tissue marks the beginning of modern neuroscience.”

— Carl Schoonover, Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century

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