Big data and the industrialization of neuroscience: A safe roadmap for understanding the brain?

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Science  27 Oct 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6362, pp. 470-477
DOI: 10.1126/science.aan8866


New technologies in neuroscience generate reams of data at an exponentially increasing rate, spurring the design of very-large-scale data-mining initiatives. Several supranational ventures are contemplating the possibility of achieving, within the next decade(s), full simulation of the human brain.

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