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Paul Allen Donates $100 Million to Brain Research

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Paul Allen Donates $100 Million to Brain Research

Paul Allen Donates $100 Million to Brain Research

Paul Allen Donates $100 Million to Brain Research

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Allen has committed $100 million to start the Allen Institute for Brain Science, a nonprofit research center in Seattle. The goal is to identify and define the brain's cells that underlie neural functions like learning, memory, emotions and cognition.