Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Edvard and May-Britt Moser share the Erik K Fernström Foundation's Nordic prize of SEK 1 million.
In a ceremony at Oslo Concert Hall, seven pioneering researchers were honored as the first Kavli Prize laureates.
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.
Scientists used to think most of the exchange of information between cells was conducted at the surface.
The Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology becomes the 15th Kavli Institute worldwide.
Elman receives prize honoring outstanding contributions to the theoretical foundations of cognitive science.
Richard Axel and Linda Buck honored for discovering genetic coding that allows us to identify and distinguish thousands of smells.