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Even the simplest creatures seem extraordinarily complex when you look beneath the surface. Fortunately, hydra make that part easy.

Stories from Early Career BRAIN Scientists:

What do Electrical Engineering and Neuroscience Have in Common?

The BRAIN Initiative Alliance met up with Jacob Robinson, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Rice University and IEEE Brain Initiative Co-Chair, to talk about how electrical engineering and neuroscience are working together to advance brain research and help improve treatments for pain and mental illness.

Squishy hydra's simple circuits ready for their close-up

Just because an animal is soft and squishy doesn't mean it isn't tough. Experiments at Rice University show the humble hydra is a good example.

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