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17/10/1934 Father of neuroscience dies

Santiago Ramón y Cajal was Spanish pathologist specializing in neuroanatomy. His studies of the brain and a nervous system made him the founder of the modern neuroscience. He proved that the nervous system is made up of discrete individual cells. His drawings of the structure of the nervous system are still in use.

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