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The Human Brain Project Reboots: A Search Engine for the Brain Is in Sight

The Human Brain Project Reboots: A Search Engine for the Brain Is in Sight

The massive €1 billion project has shifted focus from simulation to informatics Image: Dan Saelinger 2. The Mechanics of the Mind Photo: Dan Saelinger The human brain is smaller than you might expect: One of them, dripping with formaldehyde, fits in a single gloved hand of a lab supervisor here at the Jülich Research Center, in(…)

Director of Typing-by-Brain Project Discusses How Facebook Will Get Inside Your Head

Director of Typing-by-Brain Project Discusses How Facebook Will Get Inside Your Head

Reading out 100 words per minute from the brain? Yes, Facebook knows it’s ambitious Illustration: Alexandra Sapp; Image: Getty Images When Facebook’s Mark Chevillet describes the company’s new “typing by brain” initiative, he has a way of keeping it from sounding totally crazy. Chevillet is a neuroscience PhD, not some executive dreaming up vaporware, and(…)