Researchers created an amazing 3D map of a retina with imaging from the back of a mouse’s eye. Scientists crowdsourced the eye map with the help of online gamers. The resulting "museum" shows the features that process visuals are more complex than we’ve ever realized, even in animals with relatively simple eyes. By turning the data into a game, researchers were able to discover six new type of cells that could help scientists discover better AI.
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