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The Brain’s Hippocampal Neuron -- Courtesy of Nikon Small WorldThis 63x image of a hippocampal neuron receiving excitatory contacts won fifth place in the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition. It was taken by Dr. Kieran Boyle of the University of Glasgow, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, using fluorescence and confocal microscopy.

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