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"The Human Brain in 1969 Pieces" Version 2.0 Now Available

New York, NY, December 06, 2013 --( "The Human Brain in 1969 Pieces," Version 2.0, recently published by Thieme, is an updated version of Dr. Wieslaw Nowinski’s highly sophisticated, visually stunning 3D neuro-anatomy atlas. It features a user-friendly functionality that allows you to explore a fully segmented and labeled virtual brain from every angle, including axial, coronal, and sagittal MR planes. Users can easily add, remove, or overlap brain structures, and the self-testing feature helps them quickly find out how much they've learned. This innovative product allows clinicians and educators in neuroradiology, neurosurgery, neurology, and neuroscience to explore and better understand the intricacies of the human brain.

Features of the new version:

- Head muscles and glands
- Cerebral vertebrae
- A new, resizable interface that conforms to your screen size
- Additional cranial nerve and vessels content
- Labeling of 3D cuts and triplanar images
- Enhanced functionality and visual refinements

Mac minimum requirements: iMac with x86_64 architecture (Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7); 1 GB RAM or greater; MacOS 10.6 and above; graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 and with at least 512 MB of video memory; 150 MB hard disk space; screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or higher (recommended) and 1280 x 720 pixels (minimum).

PC minimum requirements: 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or higher; 1 GB RAM or greater; graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 (recommended not mandatory) and with at least 512 MB of video memory; 150 MB hard disk space; screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or higher (recommended) and 1280 x 720 (minimum); Windows XP ServicePack 2 or later, or Windows 7 or Windows 8 (English version is recommended).

The Human Brain in 1969 Pieces 2.0
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2014
ISBN: 9781626230194

About the Authors

Wieslaw L. Nowinski, DSc, PhD, is Principal Scientist and Director, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* STAR), Singapore. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and on The Discovery Channel. He is winner of the RSNA 2009 Magna Cum Laude and Excellence in Design Awards.

Beng Choon Chua, MTech, is Project Leader, A* STAR, Singapore.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit
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