NSF-funded researchers describe their cutting-edge brain research

Partha Mitra is contributing to the construction of the first 3-D map of the mouse brain. Our understanding of the brain is still downright rudimentary compared to our understanding of other organs. To revolutionize brain science, President Obama in April 2013 announced the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which is co-led by the National Science Foundation (NSF).But even before BRAIN was created, NSF had a long history of funding innovative basic research ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=130383&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=clickThis is an NSF News item.