Fuxianhuia protensa Specimen Showing the Earliest Fossilized Brain (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail Caption This picture shows a nearly intact fossil of Fuxianhuia protensa. The inset shows the fossilized brain in the head of another specimen. The brain structures are visible as dark outlines. Credit Specimen photo: Xiaoya Ma; inset: Nicholas Strausfeld Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used in conjunction with reporting/posting of this news release. Image/video credit must be included exactly as indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.