Brain Science Makes Headway

September 30, 2014

Brain modeling projects on both sides of the Atlantic are taking off, according to the projects' leaders. The European Commission-led Human Brain Project (HBP) Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Exascale Brain Simulation Project Attracts Critics

February 27, 2012

Henry Markram wants a cool €1 billion to fund his new Human Brain Project. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

The Next Step in Human Brain Simulation

July 11, 2011

Can the human brain devise a system capable of understanding itself? That's been something brain simulation researchers have been working toward for nearly a decade. With recent advances in supercomputing capabilities and modeling techniques, the question may soon be answered. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Researchers Spin Up Supercomputer for Brain Simulation

July 7, 2011

SpiNNaker project will employ ARM processors to map virtual brain. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Modeling the Brain Within Reach Say Scientists

August 17, 2010

Speakers at Singularity Summit cheer on post-human intelligence. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Cat Fight Brews Over Cat Brain

November 24, 2009

EPFL's Henry Markram belittles brain simulation claims by IBM researcher. Read more…

By Sally Adee

IBM Cat Brain Simulation Research Called a “PR Stunt”

November 24, 2009

Has Big Blue coughed up a hair ball? Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Building a Brain on a Silicon Chip

March 25, 2009

A chip developed by European scientists simulates the learning capabilities of the human brain. Read more…

By Duncan Graham-Rowe

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