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Graphene and Brain Projects Win European Jackpot

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Science  01 Feb 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6119, pp. 497
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6119.497

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Massive hopes ride on two futuristic projects that may now get up to €1 billion each—one to study a promising new material called graphene, and the other to model the entire human brain. Yet doubts and questions remain, as some neuroscientists are surprised that the Human Brain Project was selected, and some participants frustrated by the opaque selection process.