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Project Seeks to Build Map of Human Brain


Hoping to Develop Technology Essential to Understanding Diseases Like Parkinson’s


(February 21, 2013)  A decade-long scientific effort is being planned by The Obama administration to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity.  Per the NY Times article, “scientists with the highest hopes for the project also see it as a way to develop the technology essential to understanding diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, as well as to find new therapies for a variety of mental illnesses.”


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