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President Obama Announces BRAIN Initiative


Today President Barack Obama unveiled the BRAIN Initiative, a new collaborative effort to map the human brain and better understand how it works. BRAIN stands for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies. Using new neurotechnology, scientists will be able to understand how activity in specific cells in the brain affect behavior.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


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