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Fault tolerance in the brain

Nature volume 532, pages 449450 (28 April 2016) | Download Citation

If stored information is erased from neural circuits in one brain hemisphere in mice, the lost data can be recovered from the other. This finding highlights a safeguarding mechanism at work in the brain. See Article p.459

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  1. Byron M. Yu is in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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