The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has been awarded $1.53 million in funding over six years to create and maintain BrainFacts.org, a unique nonprofit online source for authoritative public information about the progress and promise of brain research.
The Crab Nebula is shocking scientists with gamma-ray flares set off by the most energetic particles ever traced to a specific astronomical object, leading researchers to rethink their ideas of how cosmic particles are accelerated.
Successfully manipulationg qubits with electrical rather than magnetic fields, researchers have succeeded in controlling what is expected to be the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer.
Henny Zandbergen, a member of the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euros to support his research into improved microscopic technologies.
A team led by a former postdoctoral researcher in MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences and the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics, recently measured the first-ever planetary atmosphere that is substantially enriched in carbon.
Publishing in the journal Cell, remarkable progress in understanding how stem cell biology works has been reported by an interdisciplinary team of leading scientists from biology, physics, and engineering.