News | Gravity & the Extreme Universe

Fast radio burst source linked to ‘extreme’ environment

Astrophysicists have just discovered a major new clue about the environment that is home to a series of mysterious cosmic...

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A landmark year for CIFAR

With the holiday season and end of the year rapidly approaching, this is a natural time to look back and...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

Neurons have the right shape for deep learning

Deep learning has brought about machines that can ‘see’ the world more like humans can, and recognize language. And while...

News | Bio-inspired Solar Energy | CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Synthetic circuit mimics photosynthesis light-harvesting efficiency

Researchers at Harvard, MIT and Arizona State University have designed a new synthetic structure that can harvest light energy in...

News | Successful Societies

Poverty, ethics and discrimination: How culture plays into cognitive research

Cognitive psychology examines how people view the world and what drives them to behave a certain way. These everyday decisions...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

Q&A: CIFAR Fellow Blake Richards

Blake Richards is a neurobiologist, Fellow in CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains program, and an Assistant Professor at the...

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CIFAR Global Call for Ideas seeks world’s next important questions

Great science starts with asking the right question. For more than three decades, CIFAR has been dedicated to connecting the...

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