The world’s largest collection of malformed brains

These cross-sections of a human brain were used for teaching. The collection had been neglected for decades when photographer Adam Voorhes first visited, in 2011. These images are taken from a book he published about the brains, coauthored with Alex Hannaford. The University of Texas has one of the world’s largest collections of preserved abnormal…


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