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President Obama Announces BRAIN Initiative

Clip: 04/02/2013 | 12m 6s

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.

Aired: 04/02/13

Rating: NR

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