News Archive

2015

 

 

Drug perks up old muscles and aging brains
UC Berkeley News Center | May 13

 

Seeing Through Alzheimer’s Disease
Berkeley Research News | April 29

 

Staying Sharp
Berkeley Science Review | April 29

 

Cracking the neural code: how single neurons and complex networks process perceptions
HWNI News | April 29

 

Brain Decoding: modern day cartographers aim to map the human brain
HWNI News | April 27

 

“Intelligent Design” Can It Deliver?
Berkeley Research News | April 24

 

Artificial Photosynthesis Advance Hailed As Major Breakthrough
Huffington Post | April 20

 

Reprogramming the Brain to Health Research Symposium
UT Dallas Center for Brain Health | March 26

 

Turn the Light On: A Non-visual Opsin Could Help Future Studies of the Brain and Central Nervous System
LBL News Center | March 24

 

Bakar Fellows show off their discoveries to tech entrepreneurship world
UC Berkeley News Center | March 23

 

Altering brain chemistry makes us more sensitive to inequality
UC Berkeley News Center | March 19

 

Corey Goodman is the latest member of the HWNI community
HWNI News | March 5

 

Anxious people more apt to make bad decisions amid uncertainty
UC Berkeley News Center | March 2

 

HWNI faculty selected for Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
HWNI News | February 26

 

HWNI faculty selected for Sloan research fellowship
HWNI News | February 24

 

Brain’s iconic seat of speech goes silent when we actually talk
UC Berkeley News Center | February 16

 

Catch the brainwave: Cognitive Technologies at the Exploratorium
Berkeley Science Review | February 6

 

Choking under pressure: overthinking or misthinking?
Berkeley Science Review | January 29

 

Berkeley goes to Davos
UC Berkeley News Center | January 23

 

Kiko Labs Debuts A Series Of “Brain-Training” Games For Kids
Tech Crunch | January 15

 

Blocking hormone could eliminate stress-induced infertility
UC Berkeley News Center | January 12

 

How songbirds may help build a better hearing aid
UC Berkeley News | January 5

 

 

2014

 

 

A Standard for Neuroscience Data
LBL News Center | December 16

 

New therapy holds promise for restoring vision
UC Berkeley News Center | December 8

 

Scientists detect brain network that gives humans superior reasoning skills
UC Berkeley News Center | December 3

 

Copper on the Brain at Rest
LBL News Center | November 26

 

‘Sleepless in America’ documentary to feature Berkeley research
UC Berkeley News Center | November 24

 

Diana Bautista receives Young Investigator Award from neuroscience society
UC Berkeley News Center | November 18

 

Of rats and men: Tolman, behavior and academic freedom
UC Berkeley News Center | November 13

 

Why Lab Rats Don’t Observe Daylight Saving Time
NPR | November 3

 

Mind-reading device invented by scientists to eavesdrop on ‘inner voice’
The Telegraph | October 30

 

Berkeley team to transform MRI
ABC News | October 21

 

Snap, crackle, pop, whoosh! Four weird auditory responses you didn’t know had a name
Berkeley Science Review | October 16

 

New front in war on Alzheimer’s, other protein-folding diseases
UC Berkeley News Center | October 16

 

UCSF, UC Berkeley Scientists Join Forces in New Glenn Center for Aging Research
UCSF News | October 8

 

New wave of brain research aims to understanding every function
SF Gate | October 8

 

Why we can’t tell a Hollywood heartthrob from his stunt double
UC Berkeley News Center | October 2

 

Director Alivisatos Plays Key Role in White House BRAIN Conference
October 1

 

Obama’s BRAIN Initiative translates into new round of cash for Bay Area researchers
Biotech SF | September 30

 

NIH awards UC Berkeley $7.2 million to advance brain initiative
UC Berkeley News Center | September 30

 

Three Bay Area institutions join forces to seed transformative brain research
UC Berkeley News Center | September 25

 

Researchers find neural compensation in people with Alzheimer’s-related protein
UC Berkeley News Center | September 14

 

Breaking Down the Data Barriers in Neuroscience
Kavli Foundation

 

Study links honesty to prefrontal region of the brain
UC Berkeley News Center | September 8

 

Shining light on brain circuits to study learning, memory
UC Berkeley News Center | September 5

 

How to Better Teach Kids Science? Just Ask Them
Discover Magazine | August 28

 

Institutions Announce Collaboration toward Sharing Neuroscience Data
Scientific Computing | August 8

 

Prominent U.S. Research Institutions Announce Collaboration Toward Sharing and Standardizing Neuroscience Data
Kavli Foundation | August 4

 

Giving Computers the Wisdom of People
Fabbs Foundation | July 29

 

How Your Chilli Addiction Could Be Helping You Live Longer
Newsweek | July 24

 

Insatiable Insects: Identification of four neurons that act as feeding switches in the brain
HWNI News | July 2

 

Berkeley Grad Wins Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation
Berkeley Graduate Division | June 20

 

Your genes affect your betting behavior
UC Berkeley News Center | June 16

 

CNEP researchers target brain circuitry to treat intractable mental disorders
UC Berkeley News Center | May 27

 

Pain killers may improve health of diabetics and the obese
UC Berkeley News Center | May 22

 

Commonly available blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury
UC Berkeley News Center | April 22

 

Neuroengineers bring science cred, Berkeley feel to ‘Transcendence’ film
UC Berkeley News Center | April 18

 

UC Berkeley researchers explore memory formation
The Daily Californian | April 14

 

Director Wally Pfister joins UC Berkeley neuroengineers to discuss the science behind ‘Transcendence’
UC Berkeley News Center | April 7

 

New evidence that chronic stress predisposes brain to mental illness
UC Berkeley News Center | February 11

 

 

2013

 

 

New data science institute to help scholars harness ‘big data’
UC Berkeley News Center | November 13

 

Blocking nerve cells could halt symptoms of eczema
UC Berkeley News Center | October 3

 

Distinguished awards for two veteran psychology professors
UC Berkeley News Center | June 24

 

Researchers develop easy and effective therapy to restore sight
UC Berkeley News Center | June 12

 

UC Berkeley researchers explore search mechanism of human brains
The Daily Californian | April 23

 

Researchers find out why some stress is good for you
UC Berkeley News Center | April 16

 

Campus poised to join Obama’s BRAIN initiative
UC Berkeley News Center | April 2

 

Jagust Awarded Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer’s Research
LBL News Center | January 28

 

 

2012

 

 

The Search for the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer’s
LBL News Center | May 23

 

Going mental: Study highlights brain’s flexibility, gives hope for natural-feeling neuroprosthetics
UC Berkeley News Center | March 4

 

Scientists decode brain waves to eavesdrop on what we hear
UC Berkeley News Center | January 31

 

 

2011

 

 

Research could help people with declining sense of smell
UC Berkeley News Center | December 7

 

Findings offer new clues into the addicted brain
UC Berkeley News Center | October 30

 

Playing video games helps adults with lazy eye
UC Berkeley News Center | August 31

 

New neurons help us to remember fear
UC Berkeley News Center | June 14

 

UC Berkeley, UCSF join forces to advance frontier of brain repair
UC Berkeley News Center | March 24

 

Advance makes MRI scans more than seven times faster
UC Berkeley News Center | January 5

 

 

2010

 

 

Jet lagged and forgetful? It’s no coincidence
UC Berkeley News Center | November 24

 

For neurons to work as a team, it helps to have a beat
UC Berkeley News Center | September 20

 

Alzheimer’s drug boosts perceptual learning in healthy adults
UC Berkeley News Center | September 18

 

Gates foundation awards $100,000 grants for novel global health research
UC Berkeley News Center | May 10

 

 

2005

 

 

$40 million gift from Li Ka Shing Foundation boosts health science research
UC Berkeley News Center | June 23