This project isn't immediately related to MS, but it's about eventually gaining a complete understanding of the brain.
Growing a Brain in Switzerland
Feb 16, 2007 - Der Spiegel - A network of artificial nerves is growing in a Swiss supercomputer -- meant to simulate a natural brain, cell-for-cell. The researchers at work on "Blue Brain" promise new insights into the sources of human consciousness.
The machine is beautiful as it wakes up -- nerve ...