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Harvard team discovers how the brain gets its folds

The brain's distinctive folds aren't an accident of nature -- they likely evolved to fit a large cortex into a small skull. What we didn't know is how the brain gets its folds -- until now. A team at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has now found that a mechanical instability associated with…
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WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 2 February

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, the World Health Organisation has given the Zika Virus global health emergency status, Alphabet has become the world's most valuable company, tree ring analysis shows that Europe's summers are the hottest in 2,100 years and more.By: WIRED.co.uk, Source: wired
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