Bold new brain research in neuroengineering, brain-inspired design, and individuality

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To support potentially transformative research in neural and cognitive systems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded 16 grants to multidisciplinary teams from across the United States.
Each award brings together scientists and engineers from diverse fields to investigate brain-related mysteries. The awards fall ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=135926&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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