Now, scientists have created such a map for the most advanced creature ever: a fruit fly larva. According to Neuroscience News, this research shows the insect’s 3016 neurons and 548,000 He draws his synapse. The map will help researchers better understand how the brains of both insects and animals control behavior, learning, bodily functions and more. The work could even inspire advanced AI networks.
Professor from the MRC Molecular Biology Laboratory Martha Zlatic, “Up to this point, roundworm C. elegant, “We didn’t see any brain structures other than the low chordate tadpole and marine annelid larva.” This means that neuroscience often works without circuit maps. Without knowing the structure of the brain, we can only guess at how calculations are applied. But now we can also begin to gain a mechanical understanding of how the brain works.”
Scientists have mapped the insect brain! Tremendous and surprising!
To create the map, the team scanned thousands of slices of the larva’s brain with an electron microscope and then integrated them into a detailed map, explaining all the neural connections. From there, they used computational tools to identify possible information flow paths and types of “circuit motifs” in the insect’s brain. They even noticed that some of the structural features were very similar to the state-of-the-art deep learning architecture.
Scientists have produced detailed maps of the brain of a fruit fly, which is much more complex than a fruit fly larva. These maps, however, are a true representation of their brains. to the circuit map It doesn’t contain all the detailed links you need to have.
The next step is to build structures used for behavioral functions such as team, learning, and decision making. will examine and the bug will examine the associative activity while doing certain activities. And one fruit fly Although its larva is a simple insect, researchers expect to see similar patterns in other animals. “I think the key circuit motifs that drive these core behaviors will be preserved, as will the conservation of genes in the animal kingdom,” Zlatic said.