01 February 2013
Vol 339, Issue 6119

About The Cover

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COVER Detail of a "wiring diagram" showing long-distance neural connections between major regions of the macaque brain. This visualization provides guidance for connecting multiple computer chips into a brainlike network. This diagram was awarded first place in the illustration category in the 2012 Science/NSF International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge. The winning entries are featured in a special section starting on page 509 and at Illustration: Emmett McQuinn, Pallab Datta, Myron D. Flickner, William P. Risk, Dharmendra S. Modha/IBM Research - Almaden