Researchers create first ever 3D map of the brain

Brain has been the most complicated organ to figure out. Even when technology has reached a level where it intends to simulate the brain, researchers and scientists aren’t too comfortable with the brain. To help understand the brain to a new extent, Van Wedeen, a Harvard radiology professor and his team of researchers has gone past the conventional brain scanning technique and have readied, what is a circuit diagram the "connectome" - first ever three-dimensional map of all neurons and connections in the brain. This project is initiated to help understand everything from imagination, language and causes of mental illness.

a new 3d map of the brain
a new 3d map of the brain

3d map of the brain
3d map of the brain

Via: Wired/PSFK

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