The next space race may be in a different place: behind your face. According to The New York Times, President Obama will unveil his $100 million initiative to “map the human brain” later today. The goal of charting the interactions between millions of brain cells is ambitious and scientifically interesting. However, the broader purpose of the project is clear: to ... Read More
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