By Science News Staff, 16:18 PM March 20, 2014

Big neuroscience maps the brain

With the BRAIN Initiative, researchers have set their sights on revealing the intricate parts and processes of the human brain. Science News explored some of the challenges facing this venture in a Special Report in the February 22 issue.

“I am unequivocally happy that this project exists,” tweeted Ben (@bxburton). “So am I,” responded @LisaGoogles. “Neuroscience is an exciting frontier.”

Some readers had thoughts on how to decode the brain’s connections. “I would...

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