Neuroscience News

06/25/2014

How Our Brains Store Recent Memories, Cell by Single Cell

Findings may shed light on how to treat neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s and epilepsy

06/21/2014

Cal-BRAIN Kickstarts California Efforts to Map the Brain

Cal-BRAIN – short for California Blueprint for Research to Advance Innovations in Neuroscience – is a state complement to the federal BRAIN Initiative. It aims to “accelerate the development of brain mapping techniques, including the development of new technologies.”

05/26/2014

Nine Scientific Pioneers Receive the 2014 Kavli Prizes

Laureates were selected for pioneering work in cosmic inflation,  nano-optics and brain networks for memory and cognition.

05/01/2014

Studies Identify Spinal Cord Neurons that Control Skilled Limb Movement

Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement.

04/17/2014

Why Your Nose Can Be a Pathfinder

Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at NTNU recently discovered the process behind the phenomenon of smells and memories.

03/18/2014

Born with Border Patrol in our Brains

Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology are taking a closer look at border cells and their role in our sense of place.

02/25/2014

Can Brain Scans Reveal How We Think?

Scientists debate whether such higher-order processes as consciousness and morality have their own real estate in the brain.

05/10/2013

THE BRAIN INITIATIVE

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative (BRAIN Initiative) is a broad, collaborative research initiative to advance the science and technologies needed to unlock the mysteries of the human brain.

04/01/2013

The Kavli Foundation Applauds President Obama’s All-Hands-on-Deck Call to Unlock Mysteries of Human Brain

The Kavli Foundation applauds President Obama's launch of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

03/29/2013

President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2012 Kavli Prizes

President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes.

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