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Gates to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease.
DFG approved the funding of 17 high-performance electron microscopes with a total sum of €43 million. Funding for seven microscopes, amounting to €24 million, was awarded in the spring.
AI is only loosely modeled on the brain. So what if you wanted to do it right? You’d need to do what has been impossible until now: map what actually happens in neurons and nerve fibers.
External report criticizes lack of exploratory research.
The next €1B flagship projects will target ICT, energy and health, according to the draft work programme for 2018-2020 published by the European Commission.
Combining expertise from 21 labs in Europe and the US, the International Brain Laboratory will attempt to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
Modelled on big physics projects, the International Brain Lab will bring together some of the world’s pre-eminent neuroscientists to probe a single behaviour.
Deep Argo network of floats expands with $4 million from Paul Allen
At a research facility in France 35 countries are working on a project that could transform energy.
A Dutch funding agency is making €3 million available to repeat landmark studies—including one published in 1960.
WikiTribune has been awarded €385,000 by the Digital News Initiative fund.
High-bandwidth connections into the brain could treat blindness, paralysis, and speech disorders.
Emmanuel Macron, President of France invites all responsable citizens to come to France in order to Make Our Planet Great Again and work on climate change.
Investment also planned in artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and other fields.
First new outstation in 18 years strengthens city's biomedical profile
The Research Council of Norway has granted ten research groups status as Norwegian Centres of Excellence.
Jeremy Freeman, a neuroscientist from the multimillion-dollar research project set up by the Facebook founder to find global health solutions, talks about his goals
Beijing is ready for the US to stop taking all the credit on AI advancements.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a biotech billionaire, launched a 'moonshot' to vanquish cancer. But an investigation found the hype far outruns the progress.
Ambitious effort aims to tackle some of the most important problems in cancer biology.