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A scientific agreement was signed between ELSC and EPFL in Switzerland
A scientific agreement was signed between the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.
singing bird
Bird song learning is a model system for studying the general principles of learning, but attempts to draw parallels between learning in birds and mammals have been difficult because of anatomical brain differences between the two species.
neurosceince
Scientists at the Hebrew University have succeeded in using an advanced method of functional imaging, called two-photon calcium imaging, to monitor the activity of dozens of neurons in the auditory cortex of living mice simultaneously.
Prof. Segev
"Scientists are trying to create artificial life, but we have not yet managed to cross the border between material that is not alive, and life."
Idan Segev
HUJI neuroscientist Prof. Idan Segev says the breakthrough in brain science will be as momentous as the Industrial Revolution.
Prof. Baruch Minke Wins Spain's Asturias Prize
An Israeli biochemist and two others from the United States have been awarded Spain’s equivalent of a Nobel Prize for their research into the workings of pain.