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View Resource The Blue Brain Project

The Lausanne, Switzerland-based Blue Brain Project has been building a virtual brain in a supercomputer for over a decade. And while the task seems almost Sisyphean - simulating a single neuron takes approximately the computing power of a laptop - they have made tremendous strides. Readers may like to begin with the In Brief tab, which provides an overview, timeline, and glossary for the project....