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First Complete Brain Dissection Also A Social Media Experiment

December 10, 2009 11:58 a.m.

On December 4, University of California San Diego researchers completed a 53-hour procedure methodically slicing and sectioning an entire human brain. The process was recorded and broadcast via live webcast. Viewers blogged, tweeted and debated the ethics of the experiment, communicating with researchers, all in real time.

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