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(Medium)   Grab some popcorn, sit back and watch the first movie of neuronal activity in an entire brain   ( divider line
    More: Cool, neurons, roundworms, frames per seconds, limiting factor  
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1369 clicks; posted to Geek » on 16 Jun 2014 at 7:10 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-06-16 06:10:01 PM  
The realization of how many people will eventually be helped, if not saved, by these advanced really chokes me up. Everything from paralysis to mental illness.

So much hope for the future.
2014-06-16 08:42:54 PM  
This will result in automatic in-brain commercials that play automatically according to your activities and location.
2014-06-16 08:55:35 PM  
The nematode worm (C elegans) is a good subject for this kind of work. It has only 302 neurons that make 8000 connections with each other.  The...problem is the sheer size of the brain.

Problems have solutions.
2014-06-16 10:04:51 PM  
This may be the first to isolate individual neurons, but the "movie of an entire brain" part was done last year with a zebrafish.
2014-06-17 02:39:31 PM  

/my brain doesn't look like that
//I don't think
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