Obama signals his intention to earmark $100m for brain research in the 2014 budget.

US President Barack Obama has laid out plans to set aside $100m next year for brain research, indicating that major investment could be on the horizon for research-focused universities and their spin-outs.
Due to be outlined in the forthcoming 2014 US budget due next week, the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative will pull funding from a number of sources. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) would provide $50m in the first year. Roughly $40m would…

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