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Brain Blast!

Mar. 6, 2014, 10:11 AM

(photo by Anne Rayner)

Saturday’s Brain Blast event at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, attracted 268 children and about 100 adults to free, hands-on activities. Above, 4-year-old Zacharia Rashid holds a human brain. Below, 8-year-old Liam Aaronson extracts DNA from strawberries, assisted by his father, Oran Aaronson, M.D., center, and Ronald Emeson, Ph.D.

(photo by Anne Rayner)

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