Scientists build a digital piece of a rat’s brain

8 octubre 2015

If you want to learn how something works, one strategy is to take it apart and put it back together again. For 10 years, a global initiative called the Blue Brain Project has been attempting to do this digitally with a section of juvenile rat brain. The project presents a first draft of this reconstruction, which contains over 31,000 neurons, 55 layers of cells, and 207 different neuron subtypes.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151008142233.htm

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