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by Bobbie ⌂ @, New York, Friday, March 01, 2019, 09:58 (261 days ago) @ DouglasCar

What university do you go to? paracetamol pharmacy2us The next great challenge for the mathematical modellers is to come up with a working version of the brain, with its billions of interconnected neurons. Last week, a model of the world’s smallest brain – that of a 1mm-long nematode worm, C. elegans, containing just 302 neurons – went on show at MOSI (the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester). Meanwhile, the Human Brain Project, led by Prof Henry Markram at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva, passed a key milestone last September, with a proof of concept that showed it could wire up virtual neurons in a way that matches what’s been observed in studies of living nerve tissue.


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