Fundamentals February 2022

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Latest Research Findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.

Q&A — Virtual Reality Moves from Visiting Historic Sites to Peering Inside the Brain

If you could teach a computer how to do something, what would you teach it? How to make your favorite meal? How to complete your hardest tasks at work? In his lab, neuroscientist Dwight Bergles is teaching computers how to build replicas of cells in the brain with complete accuracy — all viewable from a virtual reality headset.

Microscope image of oligodendrocytes; appears as bright green spheres with branches

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