Jeff Lichtman

Nov. 04, 2011

Peering Into The Brain, But At What?

Despite highly detailed images of the brain’s structure, decoding brain function is still a challenge.

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Building a Brainbow

Researchers have developed a technique that takes brain mapping to a new level, allowing them to label individual neurons in the brain in different colors.

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