http://www.newscientist.com/ has a bunch of great pictures from the new book "Portraits of the Mind" by Carl Schoonover. The book has received good reviews but I especially recommend the 7 vivid "portraits" that you can find at: http://www.newscientist.com/gallery/scenes-of-thought-the-brain-in-pictures
The picture above shows growing axons and their scaffoldings reaching out to make connections with other cells. The picture is false-colored yellow using an immunohistochemistry technique that uses dyed antibodies to tag molecules revealing cellular structure.
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