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Scientists create detailed 3-D model of human brain

 
  Monday, July 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM  
 
  Scientists have created a three-dimensional virtual brain that not only maps the organ's anatomy in unprecedented detail but also allows researchers to see how the invisible connections between cells produce the complex behaviors that make us human, reports the Los Angeles Times. "People are pretty excited about it," said Dr. John Mazziotta, a UCLA neuroscientist who was not involved in the effort. In a research field awash in brain images, "what was needed was a gold standard that would have microscopic resolution. This is it," he said.

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