DARPA to take part in president's brain-mapping project

04/3/2013 | Army Times

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will work with other agencies, including the NIH and the National Science Foundation, on the Obama administration's newly launched brain-mapping project. DARPA's role will involve finding tools to better understand how the brain's nerve and electronic impulses work, with the goal of using this information to benefit service members with brain-related injuries. "Our initial focus was inspired by the challenges of wounded warriors ... ranging from post-traumatic stress, brain injury and associated memory loss but also challenges with the loss of limbs and somewhat limited capability of prosthetics," DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar said.

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