Brain Hieroglyph

The Loom
By Carl Zimmer
Feb 17, 2008 12:19 PMMay 21, 2019 5:37 PM
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"I am a neuroscientist. As a graduate student, after successfully passing my qualifying exam, I celebrated by getting this tattoo. It is the hieroglyphic for the word “brain”. It is the earliest written reference to the brain dating back to the 17th century BC. I am convinced that the brain is the greatest mystery in the universe! "--Jason Trageser

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