Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications and
The Kavli Foundation
"In Search of Memory," a new documentary on the life of Nobel laureate Eric Kandel, MD -- Kavli Professor and director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Sciences at Columbia -- has been commercially released.
High-energy cosmic rays appear to be coming from supernova remnants, the dying remains of exploded stars.
News reports and web posts from China on a visit to KITPC by The Kavli Foundation's President, Robert W. Conn, and Vice-President of Science Programs, Miyoung Chun. (Untranslated)
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a major discovery in how the brain encodes memories. The finding could eventually lead to the development of new drugs to aid memory.
The California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has announced a new collaboration with Japan-based NOF Corp. to explore initiatives in nanotherapeutics research for new drug-delivery systems.
In the analysis of new data, scientists from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment,have detected two events that have characteristics consistent with dark matter.
Yale University researchers have devised a computer model to explain how the brain makes decisions based on statistical probabilities.
A specialized camera on a telescope operated by U.K. astronomers from Liverpool has made the first measurement of magnetic fields in the afterglow of a gamma-ray burst
Existing and planned technologies could lower projected U.S. energy use 17 percent to 20 percent by 2020.
Researchers at KISN have discovered a mechanism that the brain uses to filter out distracting thoughts to focus on a single bit of information.