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How neuroscience helps to advance machine learning

While building artificial systems does not necessarily require copying nature—after all, airplanes fly without flapping their wings like birds—the history of AI and machine learning convincingly demonstrates that drawing ...

Aug 28, 2017
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Getting the best out of our brains

Student innovators and graduates from The University of Western Australia are developing a headset that can monitor human brain waves and stimulate the brain to improve concentration and boost the brain's performance.

Aug 21, 2017
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New kinds of brain cells revealed

Under a microscope, it can be hard to tell the difference between any two neurons, the brain cells that store and process information. So scientists have turned to molecular methods to try to identify groups of neurons with ...

Aug 10, 2017
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Mapping the brain, neuron by neuron

A Johns Hopkins University mathematician and computer scientist joined an international team of neuroscientists to create a complete map of the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward ...

Aug 10, 2017
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A new view for protein turnover in the brain

Keeping the human brain in a healthy state requires a delicate balance between the generation of new cellular material and the destruction of old. Specialized structures known as lysosomes, found in nearly every cell in your ...

Aug 07, 2017
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