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Brain Mapping Project Uses Linux

Michelle Head of writes about an interesting development in the area of brain mapping in which the advantages of using Linux has made the project of an accurate topology of the human brain possible. She quotes Tony Harris of Massachusetts General Hospital as saying: “There is Open-Source software for many of the problems that we face on a daily basis,” it also lists some of its disadvantages such as an initial lack of drivers for high-end systems. Slashdot scooped me on this one.