By JOHN MARKOFF
Published: February 17, 2013
The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity, seeking to do for the brain what the Human Genome Project did for genetics.
George M. Church, a molecular biologist at Harvard, said he was helping to plan the project, the Brain Activity Map.
Dr. Church was most recently in the news speculating about cloning a lot of Neanderthals.
Do they really want to know what they'll find?