Scientists Map a Brain Down to Its Cells

New high-resolution, 3-D model could speed brain research, help doctors treat neurological diseases

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"It's a much better, cleaner, nicer, maybe a little more detailed picture," Stein said. "This is really looking at structure from dead tissue. Brain dynamics are really much more complicated than that. This is just one part of the story."

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For more information on the BRAIN initiative, head to the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

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