My latest feature in Current Biology juxtaposes a highly acclaimed project to simulate the function of the heart and a somewhat controversial, but well-funded one to do the same for the brain.
Simulating hearts and minds
Current Biology, Volume 23, Issue 5, R177-R180, 4 March 2013
Here is a video about the Alya Red project featured in my article:
Alya Red: A Computational heart
This video recently won Science magazine's prize for science communication.