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Winrich Freiwald wins the 2024 Kavli Prize for Neuroscience
The researcher is being honored for his discovery of a specialized system in the brain’s neocortex that is responsible for recognizing faces.

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vaziri mouse microscope
Light-weight microscope captures large-scale brain activity of mice on the move
With a new microscope that's as light as a penny, researchers can now observe broad swaths of the brain in action as mice move about and interact with their environments.

A deep view of FLC tumor tissue in blue, red, and green
Surprising origins for a rare cancer
An unexpected discovery may pave the way to better treatments for a broad range of cancers.

Chickens on a farm
What we need to worry about with avian flu—and what we don’t 
Since first detected in birds in 2021, avian flu has killed millions of poultry and infected animals once thought to be immune. What early warning signs could point to an increasing risk for humans?

Students at convocation
38 students receive Ph.D.s at Rockefeller’s 66th convocation
Nobel laureate Frances H. Arnold, STEM advocate Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, and climatologist Michael E. Mann also received honorary degrees. With this week’s ceremony, Rockefeller has granted docto...

Latest awards & honors

Svetlana Mojsov wins the Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science
June 19, 2024
Naama Aviram honored with Tri-Institutional Breakout Prize
June 14, 2024

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