MIT model explains how the brain can learn novel tasks while still remembering what it has already learned.
Some 35 MIT researchers presented talks on everything from the construction of new super-deep tunnels in Europe to nuclear fusion as an energy source at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The meeting was held Feb. 14-19 in Boston. Following are stories about some of those MIT talks.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 27, 2002.