EyeWire Is Making Neuroscience Research Cool Again

EyeWire Is Making Neuroscience Research Cool Again

To understand how the brain works, scientists need to figure out how electrical impulses travel through its vast network of 85 billion neurons, connected through 100 trillion synapses. And to do this, they need to map the structure and connections of all these neurons. Enter EyeWire, a company that’s crowdsourcing this mapping process with a fun and addictive online game.[…]