Aug 15, 2015

An Entire Nervous System Captured On Film For The First Time

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While smaller organisms such as nematode worms have been imaged before, a entire central nervous system has now been recorded for the first time in the fruit fly, drosophila melanogaster.

The video shows neural activity (yellow/red) throughout the entire central nervous system (grey) of a Drosophila larva.

Credit: Keller et al. Nature Communications See More.

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