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Will the Brain Preservation Foundation's Large Mammal preservation prize be won by Feb 9th, 2017?
The Brain Preservation Foundation has created a two-part prize for a team that can demonstrate high fidelity preservation of neural tissue.
The first part of this prize, the Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize (for a rabbit brain) was won today.
The winning team (21st Century Medicine) had to demonstrate complete ultrastructural preservation of 99+% of the animals connectome, as validated by electron microscopy.
Will the Brain Preservation Foundation announce a winner of the currently outstanding Large Mammal Brain Preservation prize (a pig or larger animal) within the next 12 months?
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