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Stories by Joe Z. Tsien

The Memory Code

Researchers are closing in on the rules that the brain uses to lay down memories. Discovery of this memory code could lead to the design of smarter computers and robots and even to new ways to peer into the human mind

June 17, 2007 — Joe Z. Tsien

Building a Brainier Mouse

By genetically engineering a smarter than average mouse, scientists have assembled some of the central molecular components of learning and memory

April 21, 2000 — Joe Z. Tsien