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Downloading the Human Brain, With Security

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Science  29 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5488, pp. 2250
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5488.2250b

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Compared with their colleagues in physics, neuroscientists are traditionally much less likely to want to share their data. Now a group at Rutgers University is proposing a two-step, encrypted process for sharing information that would open the door to all legitimate researchers while imposing tough safeguards on its use.