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Imaging tool lets scientists look inside brain at nanoscale resolution

August 3, 2015

A new imaging tool promises to open the door to all sorts of new insights about the brain and how it works. The tool lets scientists see each of the human brain’s 100 trillion synapses and 100 billion neurons, individually, plus all other cellular objects and many of their sub-cellular components.

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If you can image the brain at nanometer scale, can you see the memories stored there? What about the motivations and character traits?

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