Concealed neuroanatomy in Michelangelo's Separation of Light From Darkness in the Sistine Chapel.

@article{Suk2010ConcealedNI,
  title={Concealed neuroanatomy in Michelangelo's Separation of Light From Darkness in the Sistine Chapel.},
  author={Ian Suk and Rafael J Tamargo},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={
          851-61; discussion 860-1
        }
}
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