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Artificial Connections

synapses of a mammalian brain

The synapses of a mammalian brain. The Blue Brain Project seeks to create the brain in all its complexity on advanced supercomputers.

Credit: Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne

Scientists at the Blue Brain Project are using supercomputers to simulate neural connections in a 3-D model of a slice of mammalian brain.

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