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December 20, 2013

Blue Brain Year Four




 Neuroscience
The fourth installment in a 10-year documentary film-in-the-making about the 21st century race to understand the human brain, focusing on Henry Markram and the Human Brain Project has just been released.




The fourth installment in a 10-year documentary film-in-the-making about the 21st century race to understand the human brain has been released.

The film focuses on Henry Markram and the Human Brain Project, which seeks to build a full simulation of a human brain on supercomputers over the course of the next decade.

Henry Markram


Director Noah Hutton began shooting in 2009, focusing exclusively on Markram's Blue Brain Project.

Reverse engineering the brain


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Bluebrain: Year Four covers what proved to be a year of big announcements in neuroscience around the world, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Markram and the Blue Brain Project winning the E.U. flagship award and becoming the Human Brain Project, as well as Obama announcing the BRAIN initiative, and a portrait of Christof Koch, expert rock climber and Chief Scientific Officer at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, and interviews with Cori Bargmann, Idan Segev, and Nobel Laureate Torsten Wiesel.






SOURCE  Blue Brain Film

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