Kavli News


Researchers have developed a novel approach that could redefine optical imaging of live biological samples.


Feel uneasy with an anthropomorphic robot, playing a video game or watching an animated movie, where the human characters are realistic but not quite right? If yes, then you’ve probably visited what’s called the “uncanny valley.”


Scientists have developed a new, and much less painful and potentially damaging, method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations.


University faculty and administrators from 20 states gathered at Stony Brook in June for an innovative, four-day conference dedicated to improving the way scientists communicate with the public.


Researchers at Delft University of Technology and the University of Basel have established a biomimetic nanopore.


At the White House, President Barack Obama met the seven U.S. recipients of the 2010 Kavli Prizes to recognize and honor their seminal contributions to the three fields for which the Prizes are awarded -- astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.


A dark-matter experiment deep in the Soudan mine of Minnesota now has detected a seasonal signal variation similar to one an Italian experiment has been reporting for more than a decade.


Professor George Efstathiou, Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology in Cambridge, is one of four astronomers who have won this year’s Gruber Cosmology Prize.


A new study shows monkeys can visualize alternative, hypothetical outcomes, and pinpoint areas of the brain where this process takes place and may give scientists new clues into how to treat diseases such as depression and schizophrenia.


Caltech researchers develop quick, low-cost, and portable microchip for immune monitoring and clinical applications