Neuroscience News

08/11/2008

Researchers Discover Tiny Cellular Antennae Trigger Neural Stem Cells

The tiny cilia found on brain cells of mammals, thought to be vestiges of a primeval past, may actually play a critical role in relaying molecular signals that spur creation of neurons.

03/19/2008

Taking the Conversation Inside: Enhancing Signals In Cell Interior

Scientists used to think most of the exchange of information between cells was conducted at the surface.

08/14/2007

New Kavli Neuroscience Institute Established in Norway

The Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology becomes the 15th Kavli Institute worldwide.

08/07/2006

Jeff Elman, Co-Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind at the University of California at San Diego, Wins Prestigious Rumelhart Prize

Elman receives prize honoring outstanding contributions to the theoretical foundations of cognitive science.

12/16/2005

Kavli Foundation to Sponsor Frontiers of Science
The Kavli Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have joined forces through a $5 million gift from the Foundation to support the NAS's Frontiers of Science symposia.

10/04/2004

Columbia University Scientist and Former Fellow Win 2004 Nobel Prize

Richard Axel and Linda Buck honored for discovering genetic coding that allows us to identify and distinguish thousands of smells.

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