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Latest Computational neuroscience Stories

2013-11-05 10:51:33

A paper published in a special edition of the journal Science proposes a novel understanding of brain architecture using a network representation of connections within the primate cortex.

2013-10-30 10:11:17

Groundbreaking research nearly two decades ago linking a mother's educational background to her children's literacy and cognitive abilities stands out among decades of social science studies demonstrating the adverse effects of poverty.

Vicarious Artificial Intelligence Cracks CAPTCHAs
2013-10-28 08:11:08

Vicarious, a California startup company that develops AI software, has announced that the algorithms used by its software can now reliably solve modern CAPTCHAs

Supercomputing Project To Map The Human Brain
2013-10-08 04:59:00

Scientists from more than 100 universities and institutions are joining forces on what is being called the most ambitious neuroscience project ever attempted: an initiative to develop the technology necessary to create a computerized simulation of a person’s mind.

NSF Advances Artificial Intelligence
2013-09-10 09:44:25

The NSF wants to advance the field of artificial intelligence by giving the MIT and Harvard $25 million to establish the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines.

Microchips Imitate Brain's Information Processing In Real Time
2013-07-24 05:13:19

Researchers from the US, Germany and Switzerland are now one step closer to developing an artificial brain, creating microchips that mimic the way the human mind processes information.

2013-07-19 16:07:01

Researchers of the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering of ETH Zurich were able to measure the speed of neuronal signal conduction along segments of single axons in neuronal cultures by using a high-resolution electrical method.

Virtual Brain Capable Of Daydreaming Just As Humans Do
2013-07-13 07:55:26

A team of international researchers, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has created a virtual model of the brain capable of daydreaming like humans do.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.