The complex brain may be close(er) to being mapped

“Scientists say they have moved a step closer to developing a computer model of the brain after finding a way to map both the connections and functions of nerve cells in the brain together for the first time.”

A study in Nature recently explains how a group of researchers from the University College London (UCL) describe a process they have been developing to enable them to combine information about the functions and connections of neurons in mice.

The follwoing article goes on to explain how this may be used to help map the human brain and what this may mean to us.

via Scientists find way to map brain’s complexity | Reuters.

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