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The Wellcome Collections Unveils Their New Exhibition Brains

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: A man looks at an exhibit at the Wellcome trusts new 'Brains' exhibition at the Wellcome Collection on March 27, 2012 in London, England. The exhibit makes up part of the Wellcome Collection's major new exhibition, 'Brains' which includes slices of Einstein's brain, 3000 year old trepanned skulls, ancient Egyptian mummified brains and brains in jars, and opens to the public from March 29 June 17, 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Mysteries of brain examined in new exhibit

The exhibition, "Brains: The Mind as Matter", opens Mar. 29 at the Wellcome Collection in London and will feature mummified, desiccated, galvanized and pickled brains as it charts humanity's sometimes misguided attempts at scientific understanding.