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June 28, 2011 /  Nivea

Micro Machinist Takes on Bug Brains

Gus Lott is a systems engineer who spends his days inside the heads of flies and worms. He’s helping researchers build virtual reality environments to run cognitive experiments on bugs for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Their goal? To understand the purpose of every cell in a fly’s tiny noggin.

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