Understanding the Brain: NSF and the BRAIN Initiative

Responding to the need for a comprehensive understanding of the brain, President Obama launched the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative on April 2, 2013. Led by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, BRAIN is a bold new research effort. Click Here for more information.

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Credits: ”Flashing fish brains filmed in action” video by Monya Baker used by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature News, Nature Publishing Group, March 18, 2013, Flashing fish brains filmed in action; AMNH/A. Balanoff (bird brain)

Music: "The Final Strike" by Butterfly Tea

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