Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications and
The Kavli Foundation
Our energy-hungry brains operate reliably and efficiently while processing a flood of sensory information, thanks to a sort of neuronal thermostat that regulates activity in the visual cortex.
Researchers say proposed satellite could represent astronomy’s ‘next big leap’ — one that may help find signs of life elsewhere in the universe.
"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)
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.