Kavli News


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.


The 2010 Kavli Prize call for nominations has been opened by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The Academy will receive nominations September 1 through December 15, 2009.


A new study from TU Delft's Kavli Institute of Nanoscience suggests that bacteria can squeeze through practically anything -- even extremely small nanoslits, where they take on a completely new flat shape.


Leading nanoscientist Paul S. Weiss has been named director of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, and holder of the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanosystems Sciences.


The first black holes in the universe had dramatic effects on their surroundings despite the fact that they were small and grew very slowly, according to recent supercomputer simulations carried out by astrophysicists wth the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology.


Researchers at TU Delft have succeeded in measuring the influence of a single electron on a vibrating carbon nanotube. 


Physicists at the Caltech have developed a technique to determine the mass of a single molecule, in real time.