Science. Brain activity is as unique – and identifying – as a fingerprint

INVESTIGATION. Each of us is unique, with our own strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. While this is a truism everyone grasps intuitively, it’s been difficult to determine if and how this individuality is reflected in brain activity.

Science. A major proof of concept for brain simulation

BRAIN PROJECT - An international team led by EPFL scientists have completed a first draft computer reconstruction of a piece of the neocortex.

Environment. Combustion of available fossil fuel resources sufficient to eliminate the Antarctic Ice Sheet

HOT AT HEAD. The Antarctic Ice Sheet stores water equivalent to 58 m in global sea-level rise.

Science. La méditation validée par les neurosciences


MARANATA. Inspirées de la pratique des moines bouddhistes, les techniques méditatives agissent sur le fonctionnement et même sur la structure du cerveau, selon de nouvelles études.


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