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Monday, September 07, 2009

Brain Simulation

A neuro surgery simulator based on fMRI data, from Gizmodo. Also mentioned in Mind Hacks. Includes a video. Background information in Tech Review: ' ... First, patient data from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is rendered into a 3-D, high-resolution model of an individual's brain. After the model is loaded into the system, doctors can touch and manipulate tumors and other virtual objects on screens in real time using a physical instrument resembling a scalpel...'

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