Neuroscience News

06/15/2015

UC Davis Announces $1 Million in Awards in Response to the President’s BRAIN Initiative

UC Davis selects five interdisciplinary research projects with the potential for high-impact discoveries in brain science. 

06/11/2015

Eyeing top performance? Look to the pupil

If you want to know who is ready to perform at the highest level, look them in the eyes, Yale School of Medicine researchers report.

06/10/2015

"Mysteries of the Brain" video series debuts

NSF and NBC Learn video series highlights research conducted in the White House BRAIN Initiative.

06/05/2015

As Life Slips by: Why Eye Movement Doesn’t Blur the Picture
Two specific proteins bind during development to stabilize the brain cells that allow us to see things clearly, even as we move.

05/29/2015

Yasser Roudi receives 2015 Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize

Roudi, a professor at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation, was awarded the prize “for his contributions to the applications of statistical physics to network reconstruction and the understanding of information processing in neuronal networks.”

05/28/2015

Brain Signals Contain the Code for Your Next Move

New research from the labs of May-Britt and Edvard Moser at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience pinpoints a brain circuit that is critical for goal location.

05/12/2015

How a jab to the ribs jolts the brain into action

Neurobiologists describe the process that allows for enhanced information processing

04/28/2015

Cal-BRAIN Selects 16 California Research Projects for Seed Grants

Projects will speed development of new brain technologies, or ‘neurotechnologies’

04/13/2015

Brain Imaging Explains Reason for Good and Poor Language Outcomes in ASD Toddlers

Researchers find possible way to predict language development in toddlers with autistic spectrum disorder, even before formal diagnosis.

04/01/2015

Experimental cancer drug restores memory in mouse model of Alzheimer’s

The drug appears to block damage triggered during formation of amyloid-beta plaques, a hallmark of the disease.

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