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Researchers Say They've Recreated Part of a Rat Brain Digitally


Virtual brain slice

A virtual brain slice. The Blue Brain Project built a reconstruction of a section of rat brain in a computer, and hopes to do the same with a human brain eventually.

Credit: Makram et al./Cell 2015

Building on years of research, 82 researchers from institutions around the world reported on Thursday that they have built a reconstruction of a section of rat brain in a computer.

From The New York Times
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