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The Brain’s Wiring

Cardiff University has released its latest scans of the wiring of the human brain. This now adds to a similar project in the US funded by the NIH. The result is a stunning image of all the axons in the human brain – the wires that conduct signals and form networks and connections to other […]

Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are working with University College London (UCL) on a five year project which has the potential to revolutionise the world of human brain imaging.

Human Brain Discovered to Operate in 11 Dimensions --"Multiverse-Like Structures a World We Never Imagined”

"We found a world that we had never imagined, said Henry Markram, director of Blue Brain Project. "There are tens of millions of these objects even in a small speck of the brain, up through seven dimensions. In some networks,...    ...

Marvelous and super-detailed visualizations of the complex structure of the human brain

5 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

Self Reflected is a project by a pair of artist/scientists that aims to visualize the inner workings of the human brain. Dr. Greg Dunn (artist and neuroscientist) and Dr. Brian Edwards (artist and applied physicist) created Self Reflected...Show More Summary

Getting Our Heads Around a Brain-Electrode Project

Joe Queenan on Elon Musk’s hopes to unite computers and the human brain: What if those neural electrodes inside your skull get wet?

Elon Musk, please jam a computer into my brain

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has reportedly launched yet another futuristic company. Neuralink Corp., his latest project, will work to merge the human brain with computers. I would like to use this post as a means of applying to become the first human subject in this experiment.  Mr. Show More Summary

Elon Musk's New Project Will Merge Brains, Computers

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk's new venture isn't rocket science—it's brain surgery. The futurist entrepreneur's new company, Neuralink Corp., plans to merge human brains with computers, insiders tell the Wall Street Journal. The computer interface would become part of the brain with the help of tiny electrodes and...

Brain pattern flexibility and behavior

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(University of Miami) The scientists analyzed an extensive data set of brain region connectivity from the NIH-funded Human Connectome Project (HCP) which is mapping neural connections in the brain and makes its data publicly availab...

$100 million project to make intelligence-boosting brain implant

Human intelligence is set to be the world’s biggest ever industry, says entrepreneur Bryan Johnson, whose company aims to enhance it with a brain prosthesis

Elon Musk hints at neural lace project to fuse AI with the human brain

Since SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested he might back development of a neural lace to insert artificial intelligence into the human brain, he has been the subject of many questions. The entrepreneur is known to keep secrets, so many have wondered whether he had already invested in such a project when he made the comment in June. Show More Summary

Brains: It's Not The Size That Counts

A University of Adelaide-led project has overturned the theory that the evolution of human intelligence was simply related to the size of the brain — but rather linked more closely to the supply of blood to the brain. More »      

Google’s AI trumps JPEG compression in reducing image file sizes

A group of researchers at Google appear to have taken a leaf out of HBO comedy Silicon Valley’s book for its latest project. The team has developed a way to use neural networks that mimic the workings of the human brain to compress images more efficiently than traditional methods. Show More Summary

One Step Closer to Skynet: IBM Uses Blu-Ray Tech For Artificial Brain

IBM has created artificial neurons that work in a way much closer to a human brain than previous efforts. It’s a step closer to creating computers that learn in the same way as humans. The project is the latest attempt to overcome the...Show More Summary

The Human Connectome Project zeroes in on the firmware of the brain

They're calling it a "parcellation." That doesn't even come close to explaining the unprecedented clarity and resolution with which scientists have further refined the network diagram of the human brain.

China's 'Brain Project' --Ignores Stephen Hawking's Warning That "Evolution of Artificial intelligence Could Spell the End of the Human Race"

This past March, Robin Li Yanhong, the founder and chief executive of China's Google, the online search giant Baidu, announced that he is looking to the nation's military to support the China Brain Project to make the mainland the world...

Matter: Updated Brain Map Identifies Nearly 100 New Regions

last yearNews : NYTimes: News

Data from 1,200 brain scans performed as part of the Human Connectome Project allowed researchers to unveil the brain’s hidden geography.

Crazy Detailed Brain Map Finds Nearly a Hundred New Regions

Neuroscientists working on the Human Connectome Project have compiled the most accurate map yet of the human cerebral cortex. The researchers identified 180 distinct areas of the brain’s outer layer—effectively doubling the previous number of known regions. Read more...

Professor Richard Frackowiak on Retirement (and the Human Brain Project)

A neuroimaging pioneer, distinguished Professor Richard Frackowiak, has come out in favor of retirement:I retired aged 65 – I am known for being very pro-retirement. Older scientists should advise, if asked, by the next generation, which they trained. Show More Summary

Four short links: 30 June 2016

Connectome Data, AI Pilot, Seeing Sound, and Open Internet Human Connectome Project Update (IEEE) -- [...] completed scanning the brains of 1,200 healthy adults [...] freely available [...] 5,600 investigators have entered [...] able to access and download 9.5 petabytes of imaging data. Show More Summary

Why You’re Seeing Brain Art All Over the City

This is your brain on art. BY: Various participating artists of the Brain Project LOCATION: Citywide INSTALLATION: June 2016 Why leave it to neuroscientists to capture and interpret the complexities of the human brain? That seems toShow More Summary

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