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Mapping the brain’s superhighways

Scanning technique reveals order to information flow

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2:05pm, March 29, 2012

The impossibly complicated brain just got a little simpler. Instead of looking like a tangled mess of noodle soup, pathways in the brain are arranged more like a package of neatly interwoven ramen noodles, a new brain scanning study reveals. The results offer more clues to how the human brain gets built and how it has evolved.

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