Billions of Euros | GenomeWeb

Billions of Euros

A project to simulate the human brain and one to develop ultrathin graphene are to be awarded about €1 billion, or approximately $1.35 billion, each in funding from the European Commission, The New York Times reports. The initiative aims to energize innovation in the European Union. More than 20 projects were considered over the course of two years; a panel of about 25 scientist and industrialists chose the final winners.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.

There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.

A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.

Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.