Thursday, February 21, 2013

Obama Administration to Map the Brain

This is an amazing project. It will employ a lot of people and it could help better treat and cure diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's and illnesses of the brain, such as depression and schizophrenia.

The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity, seeking to do for the brain what the Human Genome Project did for genetics. NYT