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Wiring diagram for mouse brain created by scientists

NEW YORK--Scientists have created a detailed, three-dimensional wiring diagram of the mouse brain. That should help researchers seek clues about how the human brain works in health and disease.

It's the first brain-wide wiring diagram for a mammal at such a level of detail. While it doesn't reveal every connection between each of the rodent's 75 million brain cells, it shows how parts of the brain are connected.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This image provided by the Allen Institute for Brain Science on March 28 shows connections between four distinct visual areas in the mouse cortex, in green, yellow, red and orange.

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