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A new class of supernova was discovered by scientists at Berkeley and may be the first example of a new type of exploding star. 


A detailed picture of the seeds of structures in the universe has been unveiled by an international team co-led by Sarah Church of KIPAC.


The California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has announced a collaboration with Photron USA Inc. to develop specialized instrumentation for the CNSI's core laboratory facilities.


The Foundation's quarterly newsletter highlights America's Energy Future Initiative, Kavli Professor John Bowers, the opening of three new Energy Frontier Research Centers, and includes other news and events.


The Yale School of Medicine has created a new research center to study how our brain evolved uniquely human traits. Named the Yale Center for Human Brain Development and Evolution, the Center will be part of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale


Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have discovered that, instead of one big map, the brain creates multiple independent maps while navigating the physical world.


Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, a member of the Kavli Institute for Bionano Science and Technology at Harvard University (KIBST), has been named a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant.


Molecular mechanism allows the proper mixing of neurons during the formation of columns essential for the operation of the cerebral cortex.


Boris Shraiman will become the first Susan F. Gurley Chair in Theoretical Physics and Biology at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.


A carbon nanotube used to create the basic elements of a solar cell may be a step toward more efficiently converting light to electricity.