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Fuel efficient cars are expensive. These researchers are trying to make them more affordable.

Two Northeastern researchers have received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy to develop technology to lower the cost of fuel cells for energy-efficient cars.
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What if people from different cultures and economic backgrounds have different brain wiring?

For decades, scientists have assumed that the brain circuitry for social behavior has developed over millions of years of evolution and is hardwired at birth. Based on this view of human development, we all start life with the same basic brain wiring and our uniqueness is built upon that common biological foundation.