Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications and
The Kavli Foundation
The California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has announced a new collaboration with Japan-based NOF Corp. to explore initiatives in nanotherapeutics research for new drug-delivery systems.
In the analysis of new data, scientists from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment,have detected two events that have characteristics consistent with dark matter.
Yale University researchers have devised a computer model to explain how the brain makes decisions based on statistical probabilities.
Existing and planned technologies could lower projected U.S. energy use 17 percent to 20 percent by 2020.
Researchers at KISN have discovered a mechanism that the brain uses to filter out distracting thoughts to focus on a single bit of information.
Hirosi Ooguri, Caltech's Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics, has been named the recipient of the 2009 Nishina Memorial Prize.
The Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, opened the new building housing the Kavli Institute for Cosmology.
Among those honored are science communicators reporting for NOVA, the New York Times; WNYC's Radiolab, Great Falls Tribune (MT), and Wired.
A new class of supernova was discovered by scientists at Berkeley and may be the first example of a new type of exploding star.