Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - 6 month subscription of Pandora One at 46% off. ×

Submission + - NIH Funds Massive Brain Mapping Project (

destinyland writes: The NIH is funding a $30 million project "using cutting-edge brain imaging technologies to map the circuitry of the healthy adult human brain." Besides circuits, the project will map different connection types, neurotransmitter levels, mRNA, neurotropins, and biochemical and biological variables, and gather demographic data on sensory, motor, cognitive, emotional, and social function. But here's the best part. "Eventually the data might be used to construct human brain circuits — as well as to reconstruct damaged circuits."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

NIH Funds Massive Brain Mapping Project

Comments Filter:

"Love your country but never trust its government." -- from a hand-painted road sign in central Pennsylvania