BRAIN initiative notes

Summary

This is a continually updated collection of news, ideas/findings, and other tidbits related to the BRAIN initiative, promising biotechnologies, and neuroscience/biology in general. This is a really exciting time in neuroscience and I hope to capture a bit of that here.

The notes are found at the link below. Enjoy!

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Updated on 21 November 2015.

-biafra
bahanonu [at] alum.mit.edu

additional articles to journey through:

neuroscience and biology technologies
30 november 2014 | neuroscience

Earlier this year I created a webpage to list various labs, websites, and other resources related to neuroscience and biotechnology. Decide[...]d to expand on this and create a living document of various technologies currently used in neuroscience.

blue bubble pop
25 august 2013 | short story

If you are reading this—the book should be entitled BLUe buBBle PoP, not blue bubble pop or Bl[...]ue Bubble Pop or even bluE bubblE poP as the backwards pinkle squishes are like to do, but BLUe buBBle PoP—then you’ve found the world of pink raspberry. Now, one might ask, what is pink raspberry?
What happens when you are sitting in a room waiting for an experiment to finish.

global history of architecture
08 june 2013 | architecture

One of my favorite classes at MIT was 4.605 (Global History of Architecture), which explored various styles and themes found throughout dif[...]ferent buildings and other types of architecture from the beginning of civilization to the present. In the spirit of sharing my enthusiasm for the course i'll discuss some takeaways from, and have included a couple papers i wrote for, the class.

los suenos mios
22 august 2010 | short story | spanish

Tenía miedo de que los demás fuera a descubrir mi secreto. Para mí, cuando estaba en una situación donde las personas empezaron a [...]darse cuenta de mi problema, la única cosa que yo quería hacer era salir o tratar de correr muy lejos. Aunque, hay muchas veces cuando esta acción no era posible y por eso, les mentía.

This Spanish short focuses on the trial of a man accused of rape. It is a look into his mind, more specifically, the dreams he had and their possibly explanation of events that occurred. It is an analysis of the possibility of confusing our real memories with ones created by our dreams.

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