The Drosophila Standard Brain

@article{Rein2002TheDS,
  title={The Drosophila Standard Brain},
  author={Karlheinz Rein and Malte Z{\"o}ckler and Michael T. Mader and Cornelia Gr{\"u}bel and Martin Heisenberg},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={227-231}
}
Organisms and organs come in sizes and shapes. With size, science has no problems, but how to quantify shape? How similar are two birds or two brains? This problem is particularly pressing in cases like brains where structure reflects function. The problem is not new, but satisfying solutions have yet to be worked out. For brain anatomy, no general methodology for a statistically secured quantitative description is available. Using the small brain of the fly Drosophila melanogaster, we have… Expand
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