1 / 24

Photos of the day - October 7, 2013

The Blue Gene Q Supercomputer is pictured in the laboratory during a press visit, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, October 7, 2013. The world's most ambitious neuroscience project is underway. Scientists from the 135 partner institutions of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the EU with an estimated budget of 1,2 billion Euro, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch. (EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT)

Photos of the day - October 7, 2013

The best news photos of the day for October 7, 2013.

The Blue Gene Q Supercomputer, sacrificial camels on sale at a local cattle market and the second week of the Government Shutdown are some of the photos of the day. (Associated Press/EPA/Reuters)