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Henry Markram Talks Brain Simulation

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Henry Markram Talks Brain Simulation
The preliminary work for simulating the human brain is already under way
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Virtual Neurons Created by Blue Brain and the Allen Institute
The Allen Institute for Brain Science is releasing new, highly realistic computer models of neurons. The models were developed using tools and expertise from the Blue Brain Project.
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Increased ghrelin signaling prolongs survival in mouse models of human aging through activation of sirtuin1
Caloric restriction (CR) is known to retard aging and delay functional decline as well as the onset of diseases in most organisms. Ghrelin is secreted from the stomach in response to CR and regulates energy metabolism. We hypothesized that in CR ghrelin has a role in protecting aging-related diseases.
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