Il mondo che cambia (e accelera): da laboratorio a industria “brain-imaging” la Cina, leader nelle neuroscienze

Le Neuroscienze 2017 al Forum del 29 e 30 settembre. Programma e iscrizioni .

Hub aims to make industrial-scale high-resolution brain mapping a standard tool for neuroscience

Where typical laboratories might use one or two brain-imaging systems, the new facility boasts 50 automated machines that can rapidly slice up a mouse brain, snap high-definition pictures of each slice and reconstruct those into a 3D picture. This factory-like scale will “dramatically accelerate progress”, says Hongkui Zeng, a molecular biologist at the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, Washington, which is partnering with the centre. “Large-scale, standardized data generation in an industrial manner will change the way neuroscience is done,” she says…continua su


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