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By Hannah Van Ree

Obama approves BRAIN initiative


President Barack Obama proposed a new daring research effort called the BRAIN Initiative on Tuesday, April 2 at the White House.

BRAIN stands for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies

According to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Arati Prabhakar, an American engineer and the head of DARPA -- the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency -- research efforts under this initiative would be focused on better understanding the human mind to find new and effective ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders such as...

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