The Brain Activity Map project will cost about $3 billion. But we might benefit twenty times more! Anthony shows us where the future of brain science is headed.
"Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain"http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/18/science/project-seeks-to-build-map-of-human-brain.html?_r=0"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.""The Brain Activity Map Project and the Challenge of Functional Connectomics"http://arep.med.harvard.edu/pdf/Alivisatos_BAM_12.pdf"The function of neural circuits is an emergent property that arises from the coordinated activity of large numbers of neurons. To capture this, we propose launching a large-scale, international public effort, the Brain Activity Map Project, aimed at reconstructing the full record of neural activity across complete neural circuits.""OBAMA'S BRAIN"http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/02/obamas-brain.html"What will Obama's proposed investment in neuroscience look like? Few details have been announced."Brain Mind Institute:http://bmi.epfl.chThe Blue Brain Project:http://bluebrain.epfl.ch/"Are you maximizing your DNA potential?"http://www.themakingsofme.comImage Credit: ? John Lund/Blend Images/Corbis DNews is a show about the science of everyday life. We post two new videos every day of the week.
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