The first illustration by Camillo Golgi showing a network of neurons found in the olfactory bulb of a dog. Golgi has invented a method, now called Golgi-stain, which is used to image neurons in different tissues. Golgi-stain is based on reaction.
Olfactory Bulb, “this drawing of a dog’s olfactory bulb is one of many astonishing architectures revealed by a staining method that bears his name. Its application to the study of nervous tissue marks the beginning of modern neuroscience.
BEAUTY OF THE BRAIN Anatomist Santiago Ramon y Cajal was the first to see--and illustrate--what neurons really do. His exquisitely detailed drawings changed our understanding of the brain and nervous system.