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How the world’s biggest brain maps could transform neuroscience

A very thin slice of a human brain between glass slides is loaded into a special microscope for imaging brain nerve fibres

A human brain slice is placed in a microscope to visualize nerve fibres. Credit: Mareen Fischinger

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Nature 598, 22-25 (2021)


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  • Correction 22 October 2021: This feature gave the wrong affiliation for Christof Koch. Koch is no longer president of the Allen Institute, but rather chief scientist of its MindScope Program. The story has also been modified to reflect the fact that John Ngai no longer has an active role at the University of California, Berkeley.


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