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EyeWire Millionaires

Congratulations to the 26 players who have made it into the EyeWire Millionaire’s Club! Who will be next? a5hm0r 8150187 jinbean 6240471 …

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What are the Main Neurotransmitters?

What are main neurotransmitters? Neuroscientist Paul King weighs in via Quora:     There are three main categories of neurotransmitters in the brain: Small molecules …

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EyeWire Poster Series

Rockstar designer Alex Norton is hard at work on a gorgeous new poster series. This is the first of many. Would you …

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Awesome Neuron Image

GLORIOUS. Gamers helped map these neurons by playing EyeWire.   Credit: Alex Norton, EyeWire, Seung Lab, MIT

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What is the resolution of an fMRI?

How well do fMRI measurements correlate with neural activity? Neuroscientist Paul King weighs in via Quora:   What most people say is that fMRI correlates …