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CIFAR Research Workshops: Call for Proposals

For more than three decades, CIFAR’s global research programs have connected many of the world’s best minds – across borders...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

A biologically plausible technique for training a neural net

Artificial intelligence researchers have made advances in recent years by designing neural networks that are based on the structure of...

News | Genetic Networks

Algorithm holds potential to change cell biology

A new deep neural network algorithm is promising to change the way cell biologists work.   The algorithm automatically analyzes...

News | Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

Proof for a psychedelic state of mind

Those famous musicians and artists who touted psychedelic drugs as a key component of their creativity may have been onto...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

Government renews, increases support for CIFAR, invests in AI Strategy

In the federal budget last month, there were two pieces of good news for CIFAR. First, Ottawa renewed and increased...

News | Integrated Microbial Biodiversity

War in a water droplet

In oceans around the world, billions of microscopic soldiers are waging war using complex weapons that operate like harpoons and...

News | Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

Magnetic Stimulation Boosts Memory

A technique that uses magnetic pulses to stimulate nerve cells in the brain was used in the lab to improve...

News | Social Interactions, Identity & Well Being

Losing sharpens the sting of inequality

“Losses loom larger than gains,” as the saying goes. But a new experiment reveals the psychology behind the expression and...

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