Neuroscience News

11/20/2012

New Centre for Neural Computation Announced by NTNU

Headed by Kavli Institute co-director May-Britt Moser, the new Centre for Neural Computation at NTNU aims to crack the “Enigma” of the brain – its neural codes.

11/15/2012

Winners of the 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards Announced

Winning work appeared in The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Smithsonian Magazine, KQED QUEST and WGBH/NOVA and others.

07/30/2012

A Flash of Light Changes Cell Activity - and Understanding of Disease

With a milliseconds long flash of blue light, Yale University researchers regulated a critical type of signaling molecule within cell membranes, another illustration of the power of light-based techniques to manipulate cell functions and thus to study mechanisms of disease.

05/31/2012

Seven Scientific Pioneers Receive the 2012 Kavli Prizes

Seven pioneering scientists have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field.

05/10/2012

Evolution's Gift May Also Be At The Root Of A Form Of Autism

A recently evolved pattern of gene activity in the language and decision-making centers of the human brain is missing in a disorder associated with autism and learning disabilities.

03/21/2012

Thomas Jessell Receives 2012 Gairdner Foundation Award

Thomas Jessell has been named a recopient of the 2012 Canada Gairdner International Awards in recognition of his contributions to medical science.

03/01/2012

Norwegian Prime Minister Opens Brain Research Centre at NTNU

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg officially opened The Norwegian Brain Centre at Norwegian University of Science and Technolog.

02/10/2012

National Academy of Sciences' Kavli Frontiers of Science Begins New Symposium Series with Israel

The National Academy of Sciences' Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium program has entered into a new partnership with Israel.

10/27/2011

“Save the World Through Science & Engineering” Video Contest Opens

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is accepting submissions for the 2012 Kavli “Save the World Through Science & Engineering” Video Contest.

10/25/2011

Found in the Developing Brain: Mental Health Risk Genes and Gender Differences

Most genes associated with psychiatric illnesses are expressed before birth. Genetic differences by gender also exist.

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