Neuroscience News

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.

10/24/2011

Kavli Frontiers of Science begins New Symposia Series with Indonesia

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

10/18/2011

Distinguished Young Scientists Selected to Participate in Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposia

One hundred twenty-two young scientists have been selected for the U.S. and Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposia.

10/17/2011

The Brain's Zoom Button

Researchers have discovered a key mechanism that can act like a zoom button in the brain, by controlling the resolution of the brain's internal maps.

10/05/2011

In The Brain, Winning Is Everywhere

A new study suggests winning may not be the only thing, but the human brain devotes a lot of resources to the outcome of games.

09/28/2011

Researchers Find Memory is Organized in Millisecond Packets

An experiment published in the 28 September issue of Nature in which rats are "teleported" shows how memory is organized into discrete 125 millisecond-long packets, enabling a smooth transition between one memory and the next.

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