Raindance writes: "A team at the University of Utah has unveiled a system to map and digitize brain tissue, fulfilling one of the long-standing holy grails of neuroscience and enabling for the first time in-depth analysis of how mammalian neural networks function. So far maps for the entire retina and related neural networks have been released; no ETA on a full-brain digital reconstruction yet. And yes, one of the lead authors reads Slashdot."
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