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Published on Jan 30, 2014
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PRODUCER: Shannon Sanders ANIMATIONS AND 3-D RENDERINGS: Jason Treat, Kurt Mutchler, Bryan Christie, Joe Lertola, and the Harvard SEAS Connectome Group: Jeff Lichtman, Seymour Knowles-Barley, Narayanan Kasthuri, Verena Kaynig-Fittkau, Mike Roberts, Amelio Vázquez-Reina, Bjoern Andres, Daniel Berger, Thouis R. Jones, Eric Miller, Hanspeter Pfister, Sebastian Seung (MIT), Richard Schalek, Kenneth Hayworth, and Juan-Carlos Tapia