By turning neurons technicolour, Jeff Lichtman exposed the brain's wiring. Jonah Lehrer meets the 'unapologetic cell biologist' with ambitions to map every connection in the human brain.
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Jonah Lehrer is a freelance writer based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Lehrer, J. Neuroscience: Making connections. Nature 457, 524–527 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/457524a