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Human Brain Project (HBP): New Paradigm or New Confusion? (BBC News)

Summary Senior neuroscientists have released an open letter to the EC which is critical about the European Human Brain Project (HBP). Critics assert that this project, aimed at attempting to simulate the human brain, has drifted off-course. They are demanding … Continue reading

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HBP: Human Brain Project (BBC News)

Summary Scientists from 135 research institutions, mostly Europe-based, are planning to participate in a 10-year, 1 billion pound neuroscience project, entitled the Human Brain Project (HBP). The HBP aims to explore how the human brain works, possibly ultimately developing computer simulations of brain activity, neurological processes and neurodegenerative … Continue reading

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Virtual Dementia Tour (ABC News)

Summary A “Virtual Dementia Tour®“ simulates some of the common physical and mental restraints / impairments often associated with Alzheimer’s Disease. The purpose of this exercise is to help families of sufferers, and citizens at large, to gain insights into the condition. View … Continue reading

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