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Digital brain fires like the real thing

14-Oct-2015

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Digital model of one third of a millimetre cubed of a rat’s brain includes 31,000 neurons, 37 million synapses and 207 different types of brain cells.

Human Brain Project model is most detailed ever created.

Responds to stimulation like the living version, with same patterns of firing including choristers and soloists.

The study was published in the Cell journal.

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Academic

Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex.

Research

Swiss brain research initiative, EPFL

Journal

Scientific journal publishing research from many disciplines within the life sciences

Academic

Professor at Neural Microcircuitry Laboratory at EPFL.