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Dragonfly Backpacks to Probe Secrets of the Brain

November 8, 2013
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Scientists in the US are planning to map the brain activity of the dragonfly as it hunts, using a specially built backpack to transmit electrical signals from the insect's active neurons to a computer. The researchers believe that, if successful, their experiments could shed lite on how the human brain functions and how degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's develop. Rob Muir reports.
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