Neuroscience: Map the other brain

See on Scoop.itBiobit: Computational Neuroscience & Biocomputation

Glia, the non-neuronal cells that make up most of the brain, must not be left out of an ambitious US mapping initiative, says R. Douglas Fields.

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

Just as the hipe is up (see below about BRAIN initiative http://www.hhmi.org/news/accelerating-neuroscience-research-better-tools), a timely piece (http://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-map-the-other-brain-1.13654) shines on to the complexity of the task ahead.

The cautionary tales and warnings are essential in not letting the train derail in high speed.

See on www.nature.com

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