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Mapping the brain, neuron by neuron


August 10, 2017

A mathematician and computer scientist joined an international team of neuroscientists to create a complete map of the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work. Full Story

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Johns Hopkins University

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