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Preserved brain tissue in victim of Vesuvius

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The catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago is famous for preserving its many victims in volcanic ash. New research suggests this preservation extends to the cellular level, owing to the apparent discovery of neurons in a victim whose brain was turned to glass during the eruption.

New research published today in PLOS One describes the discovery of neuronal tissue in vitrified brain and spinal cord remains belonging to a victim of the Mount Vesuvius eruption, which blew its stack in 79 CE.

“The discovery of brain tissue in ancient human remains is an unusual event,” Pier Paolo Petrone, a forensic anthropologist at University Federico II in Italy and the lead author of the new study, said in a press release. “But what is extremely rare is the integral preservation of neuronal structures of a 2,000-year-old central nervous system, in our case at an unprecedented resolution.”

https://gizmodo.com/preserved-brain-tissue-found-in-victim-of-ancient-vesuv-1845252435

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https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum/topic/334034-extreme-heat-turned-mans-brain-to-glass/?

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seanjo

Clone him, send him to the arena..

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Jon the frog

We will see some wackos trowing themselves in volcano to preserve their thoughts for eternity...

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