Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications and
The Kavli Foundation
Salk, UC San Diego scientists have discovered that the fruit fly brain has an elegant and efficient way of performing similarity searches.
Massive analysis of gene expression finds human-specific differences in the striatum, cerebellum and other brain areas.
Discovery made possible by a leap in submillimetre radio astronomy technology, comparable to viewing videos instead of photos.
Yale-led study suggests laminin alpha 5 molecule is crucial to the maturing of the adolescent brain.
Man-made St. Elmo's fire generated with just water and a flat, dielectric plate.
Stable autonomous kill switches ensure biocontainment of living microbes designed as devices for medicine or the environment.
Stories on the social value of aging killer whales, a meteor hunt and the brain of the world’s greatest solo climber are among the winners.
Scientists call for ethical guidelines to cover the evolving use of neurotechnologies to enhance or restore human capabilities.
Japan launches an organization to develop the world's biggest neutrino particle detector.
UCSB astrophysicists and LCO astronomers study a supernova that challenges known theories of how certain stars end their lives.