3-D wiring diagram traces connections for 200,000 brain cells

Reconstruction of brain cells

A 3-D reconstruction of cells from the MICrONS data set shows the complexity of the shapes and branched axons and dendrites in a mouse brain. Each cell is marked with a different color. (MICrONS / Allen Institutes) Neuroscientists from the Allen Institute in Seattle and other research institutes completed a five-year, multi-million dollar project with … Read more