A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. We are looking at the possibility of significant snow and sleet from late Wednesday through early Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is announcing a new investment into research to map the human brain in hopes of unlocking some of its mysteries.
A senior administration official says the president plans to announce Tuesday a $100 million investment for next year.
Obama mentioned the idea in his State of the Union address, comparing the potential to the Human Genome Project that mapped DNA. He says the brain research could eventually help answer questions about diseases like Alzheimer's.
The official spoke on a condition of anonymity since the president had not yet announced the plan. It was first reported by The New York Times.
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