Human Brain Projects

Grand project to unify global efforts to understand the brain

Worldwide brain-mapping project sparks excitement - and concern

A neuroscientist explains a concept at five different levels

A brief history of simulation neuroscience

EU Human Brain Project     HBP specifies its research goals

The HBP reboots: a search engine for the brain is in sight     

Blue Brain Project   

Scientists have built an artificial human brain cell

Ion channel study beckons first whole brain simulation

Human cortical pyramidal neurons: from spines to spikes via models

Blue Brain Project releases the first-ever digital 3D brain cell atlas

Israeli scientists help digitize brain    'Latest spoke in the wheel' drives brain-mapping advances

US BRAIN Initiative   NIH Human Connectome Project    The Brain Forum   

The Harvarrd whole brain atlas    A neuron's hardy bunch    The Allen Brain Atlas

Highly realistic virtual neurons fruit of an Allen Institute and Blue Brain project collaboration

A roundtable with the Kavli Institute for Fundamental Neuroscience  Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (UCSD)

Japan Brain/MINDS Project    China brain project to be launched    Russia's 2045 initiative

Virtual mega-laboratory is assembled to probe the brain's deepest secrets

Australian Brain Initiative

Global representatives announce declaration to establish International Brain Initiative

Neuroscientists network to study the whole brain

A fundamental theory to model the mind

A call for 'brain observatories'    Hierarchical models in the brain 

Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex

Revolutionary method to map the brain at single-neuron resolution is successfully demonstrated

Computer approaches human skill for first time in brain challenge

Computer hardware originally designed for 3D games could hold the key to replicating the human brain

GPUs outperform current HPC and neuromorphic solutions when simulating a highky connected cortex  

New 'moonshot' effort to understand the brain brings artificial intelligence closer to reality

Nonsurgical neural interfaces could significantly expand use of neurotechnology    

Brain anatomical network and intelligence    The glass brain

How to build a brain: discovery answers evoltionary mystery

The human connectome:  a structural description of the human brain 

Organization for human brain mapping     3-D Map of the brain   

Mapping the brain to build better machines    Brain-like computing

Mathematics of chaos and modeling the dynamical brain

Qualia: the geometry of integrated information

Boosting synaptic plasticity to facilitate learning (DARPA)

Identifying the brain's essential elements    Are humans the new supercomputer?

New research replicates the folding of a fetal human brain

Protein imaging reveals detailed brain architecture

Mapping magnetite in the human brain 

An accessible approach to making a mini-brain

To digitize a brain, first slice 2000 times with a very sharp blade

CraMs: Craniometric Analysis application using using 3D skull models

Minimally invasive 'stentrode' shows potential as neural interface for brain

Robotic cleaning technique could automate neuroscience research

Reliable Neural Interface Technolgy (RE-NET)

The data sharing problem in neuroscience

What is neural lace? How can neural lace be used?

Comparative mammalian brain collections    How did primate brains get so big?

Jawless fish brains more similar to ours than previously thought 

Why it takes a supercomputer to map a mouse brain

Human mini-brains growing inside rat bodies are integrating