Michael Häusser is interested in understanding the cellular basis of neural computation, focusing on dendritic function and processing of synaptic input in relation to network activity in the intact brain. His work integrates approaches and techniques at different levels of brain function to study the cellular basis of information processing in the cerebellar and cerebral cortex. He uses a combined strategy of in vitro and in vivo imaging and electrophysiology, taking advantage of a range of high- tech approaches developed in his lab.
The latest report from the Montpellier Panel – an eminent panel of international experts led by Professor Sir Gordon Conway of Agriculture for Impact – provides innovative thinking and examples into the way in which the techniques of Sustainable Intensification are being used by smallholder farmers in Africa to address the continent’s food and nutrition crisis.
Passion for Physics is an International Symposium to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" of the Italian Physical Society on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of CNR (Italian National Research Council) and the 150th Anniversary of Politecnico di Milano.
Urbanization is often associated with greater independence and opportunity for women – but also with high risks of violence and constraints on employment, mobility and leadership that reflect deep gender-based inequalities.
On Tuesday, April 16, the Worldwatch Institute will release the latest edition of its annual flagship publication, State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?, in Washington, D.C.
UN climate talks have yet to deliver much for the world’s poorest people, who are already struggling with the impacts of extreme weather and rising seas. But on the ground, researchers and aid workers are getting on with the job of trying to help those communities protect themselves from climate shifts, and even improve their lives amid increasingly harsh conditions.
People who feel wronged by large scale land deals in Africa are taking a variety of steps to seek justice, according to new research that examines the accountability of public authorities that preside over such deals and asks whether legal empowerment offers citizens scope to expect fairer outcomes.
Watching the Weather to Protect Life and Property is the theme of World Meteorological Day (23 March) which also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the World Weather Watch: a symbol of global cooperation born at the height of the Cold War.
As World Water Day approaches, new Worldwatch Institute study examines global water use and steps to address water scarcity
Heidelberg, 11 March 2013 - Genome of HeLa cells sequenced for the first time.