Miriam English said
>There are scanning techniques that can resolve down to individual neurons
>in insects non-destructively now. They require pretty intense magnetic
>fields and only work on small things so far, but I imagine scaling it up is
>not an insoluble problem. We would also need to scan at a fair bit below
>the level of detail of neurons so that you make out receptor sites and
>synaptic vesicles. That may be enough to automate recording of a human
>brain so that a model of its operation could be accurately be recreated.
Miriam, m-a-a-a-a-te! I enjoyed your contribution to the AFTERSHOCK forum
the other nite.
Should we welcome you aboard the list or have you been here all along?
Russell a.k.a. "jouissant"
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