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April 5, 2013


Academy Leaders on Hand at White House Announcement of New BRAIN Initiative

Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters

National Academy of Sciences President Ralph J. Cicerone (center) and C.D. (Dan) Mote Jr. (center-left), past president of the University of Maryland and nominee for the next president of the National Academy of Engineering, greet President Obama at the White House Tuesday after his announcement of a government-sponsored initiative to map the human brain.