Two Science Projects Win Up to $1.3 Billion Each

Two Science Projects Win Up to $1.3 Billion Each

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image of brain from film, MatrixTwo European science projects—one to map the intricacies of the human brain, the other to explore the extraordinary carbon-based material graphene—won an EU technology contest Monday, getting up to €1 billion ($1.34 billion) each over the next decade.

“European’s position as a knowledge superpower depends on thinking the unthinkable and exploiting the best ideas,” European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes said.

(READ the AP story at the Miami Herald)

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