Real and Computer-Generated Seashells (image) University of California - Berkeley Caption By adjusting nine parameters in a single equation, a neural net model can generate patterned shells (right) that closely resemble real mollusk shells (left). Conus clerei is one of the poisonous cone snails common throughout the Indo-Pacific. Credit Alistair Boettiger/UC Berkeley Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.