MED's Bobby Kasthuri thinks a map of the human brain—the so-called connectome—could help explain how our brains develop from childhood and give deep insights into memory and consciousness. But there’s a problem: the map of one mouse brain would consume about two billion gigabytes of storage.
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- Just Drawn That Way: Comic Books, Cartoons and Illustrations6:00pm
- Honor Diaries: Women's Lives and Human Rights6:30pm
- Jazz Spring Concert8:00pm
- Sargent Choice Test Kitchen8:00pm
Screening and panel discussion of Honor Diaries, the first film to speak openly about honor killings and female genital mutilation as human rights violations, in the United States, the Mediterranean, and globally. Sponsored by the Pardee School of Global Studies, Iranian Students Organization, and Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations, among others. Speakers are journalist and author Raheel Raza and Carole Fontaine of Andover Newton Theological School. George Sherman Union Auditorium, 775 Commonwealth Ave.; free and open to the public.
A five-part series about BU archaeology research around the world.
Destroyed in the Battle of Bunker Hill, but still talking to archaeologists
Was a Bronze Age city in Turkey abandoned because of climate change or fire?
Forensic anthropologist Emily Peschel says tooth enamel answers the question