BRAIN Initiative

President Barack Obama is reflected on a mirror as he speaks on the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative on April 2, 2013 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Military Researchers Developing Brain Implants To Help Restore Wounded Soldiers’ Memories

U.S. military researchers say they are developing a brain implant that would restore the memory of wounded soldiers and those who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease.


President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 2, 2013 to announce his Administration's BRAIN, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, Initiative. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls On Congress To Spend $100M Next Year To Map Brain

President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed an effort to map the brain’s activity in unprecedented detail, as a step toward finding better ways to treat such conditions as Alzheimer’s, autism, stroke and traumatic brain injuries.