In 2011, neuroscientists and nanoscientists had an idea for revolutionizing our understanding the brain. Now the idea is a national challenge, as President Obama's BRAIN Initiative seeks to decipher the neural code that gives rise to our perceptions and experience.
On Friday March 29, 12:00-12:30pm PDT, science writer Bruce Lieberman asked your questions about the starbursts and the early universe in an interviiew with John E. Carlstrom, Dan P. Marrone and Joaquin D. Vieira.
Three leading scientists discuss how the world’s most powerful radio telescope gave their research team a zoom lens into the early universe and revealed the most vigorous bursts of star birth in the cosmos took place much earlier than previously thought.
Most of us can remember where we were during major events in our lives. New research in neuroscience has determined this isn’t just an accident of memory; the imprinting of place in our minds plays a fundamental role in remembering events that take place in our lives.