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What separates the strong from weak among connections in the brain

July 10, 2018

What separates the strong from weak among connections in the brain

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

To work at all, the nervous system needs its cells, or neurons, to connect and converse in a language of electrical impulses and chemical neurotransmitters. For the brain to be able to learn and adapt, it needs the connections, called synapses, to be able to strengthen or weaken.

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An AI system for editing music in videos

July 5, 2018

An AI system for editing music in videos

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Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL

Amateur and professional musicians alike may spend hours pouring over YouTube clips to figure out exactly how to play certain parts of their favorite songs. But what if there were a way to play a video and isolate the only instrument you wanted to hear?

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