The struggle with image glut

As the fruit-fly larva wriggles forwards in the video, a crackle of neural activity shoots up its half-millimetre-long body. When it wriggles backwards, the surge undulates the other way. The 11-second clip, which has been watched more than 100,000 times on YouTube, shows the larva’s central nervous system at a resolution that almost captures single neurons. And the experiment that created it produced several million images and terabytes of data… Read more at Nature.

~ by jeffreyperkel on April 29, 2016.

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