Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician and the first and to-date only female winner of the Fields Medal, died on July 14 after a years-long battle with breast cancer. She was 40 years old. Born in Tehran, Iran, Mirzakhani was the first woman to compete on the country’s International Mathematical Olympiad team, earning gold medals in […]
Monitoring neural activity across the entire brain in worms as they drift into slumber could bring insight into the purpose of sleep.
Face-processing neurons seem to use linear algebra, representing faces as vectors in a 50-dimensional vector space.
The prize recipient will receive 40,000 euros (about $46,000) and go to Germany to research and to teach in Hamburg
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