FOR SCIENCE! Map some neurons, you know for fun….

Did you know that there are over 80 billion neurons in the brains? There are some scientists at MIT who are looking to map the structure and connections neurons make but came across an all too familiar dilemma: TIME. It would take upwards of 500,000 years to get all those suckers mapped!

YOU can help!

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If you have some spare cognitive energies (you know that you spend playing angry birds or something…) give this a go:

eyewire.org 

Look how "intertwangly" they get! NEURONS rule.

Look how “intertwangly” they get! NEURONS rule.

Also, check out Amy talking about the project at TEDx:

YAY SCIENCE! 

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