How Brain Cells are Like Little Universes

30 October, 2013 at 10:46 | Posted in Body & Mind, Science | Leave a comment

By Tara MacIsaac and Henry Jom
Epoch Times

The structures of the universe and the human brain are strikingly similar.

In the Eastern spiritual discipline of Daoism, the human body has long been viewed as a small universe, as a microcosm. As billion-dollar investments are made in the United States and Europe to research brain functioning, the correlations between the brain and the universe continue to emerge.

The two pictures below illustrate the similarities. The top picture shows the neural network of a brain cell; the bottom picture shows the distribution of dark matter in the universe as simulated by Millennium Simulation.

Read more: How Brain Cells are Like Little Universes » The Epoch Times

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