Theta Supercomputer To Map Brain Functions

Theta Supercomputer To Map Brain Functions

Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois are about to use the new Theta supercomputer for a major research project. The machine is made by Intel-Cray and boasts a massive 9.65 petaflops of processing power. The project will map the brains of mice in an effort to understand more about brain functions. Using this information, the scientists hope to be able to do mappings of a human brain as well. It will be interesting to see what is learned from this research.

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