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EyeWire, The Dig, citizen science, neuropia

Countdown 2: The Dig

At long last… The wait is over. In October 2014, Eyewire began a countdown of cells in one area of our data …

ganglion-style eyewire

Next in EyeWire: Mystery Cells

Now that the first EyeWire dataset is complete, let’s switch up the game. The next stage of EyeWire involves identifying mystery cells …

crazyman crazy stats in EyeWire

Breaking Records Doing Science

Last night @crazyman4865, a previous Daily Top Score Recordholder in EyeWire, declared a battle for victory over @a5hm0r who dethroned him last week. …

J Cell 4 complete

J Cell 4 is Complete!

We’ve completed J Cell #4 in EyeWire! Every cell brings us closer to training advanced AI that will help automate mapping the …

SAC pancake, EyeWire, neuron, 3D

The Starburst Neuron is Complete!

We’ve finished our first starburst amacrine cell! This was a very challenging neuron, because its dendrites were so thin and difficult to …

how do we see in color? TED-Ed

How Do We See In Color?

Cones, the photoreceptor cells in the retina responsible for color vision, recognize either red, green or blue (these primary colors correspond to …

Weekly EyeWire Stats

A Starburst Neuron Update and Last Week’s Top EyeWirers Happy New Year! Holiday celebrations came early at EyeWire. On December 15th, a day that …

J Cell 1 and J Cell 2 "EyeWire"

Two’s company!

We’ve mapped our second J cell! (See this earlier post to find out how we judge completion.) The EyeWire community continues to …

J Cell traced by EyeWirers

A Beautiful Brain

Let’s congratulate ourselves…we’ve finished our first J cell! Last night we weren’t able to discover new branches. Only a few false ones …