JERUSALEM — President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw “all people as deserving of dignity and respect.” Wearing a Jewish skullcap as a sign of respect and reverence, Obama said in his eulogy…
NIH has issued new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative® that address critical components of the BRAIN 2025 Report including the development of new theoretical and data analysis tools, the establishment of platforms for sharing data, and continued support of early-stage research in large-scale recording and modulation.
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In a recent Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 16-115), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced interest in novel approaches to manage, integrate, and analyze large and complex neuroscience data sets, as exemplified by data coming from the BRAIN Initiative. NSF has a number of standing core programs and solicitations that, with this announcement, encourage researchers with expertise in data science to partner with BRAIN Initiative or similar projects to enhance the dissemination and utilization of these data sets.
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Last week a massive 10 year, $38 billion military aid package to Israel was agreed between the US Administration and Israel: WASHINGTON (JTA) – President Barack Obama’s near parting gift to Israel, a guarantee of $38 billion in defense assistance over a decade, distills into a single document what he’s been saying throughout eight fraught […]
If you only read one thing: The issue of terrorism is once again taking center stage on the campaign trail following a trio of incidents this weekend in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota. Within minutes of the explosion in Chelsea—even before local officials confirmed it was a bomb—Donald Trump told supporters in Colorado it…
A gazebo in Richler’s honour also opened to the public on Monday, but there’s no notice of an inauguration, yet.
On September 9th a group of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip initiated a violent riot at the border fence east of al Bureij. The BBC did not report on the incident but later the same evening its Gaza correspondent Rushdi Abualouf sent the following Tweet: Around half an hour later, he sent a second Tweet […]
via the world is comprised of multiple truths – every living thing is in its own reality – however there is one being endowed both with intellect and irrational instincts (hence thoughts, speech and action); and the entire world was made for this being – for the ultimate prize is the ability to grow and then grow… (for growth is the abandonment of foolishness, as we see in a child’s progression, and relative to infinite wisdom we are always…) —
CNN is expanding its presence in France with the hiring of Melissa Bell, who leaves France 24 to become the network’s Paris Correspondent. Bell will join CNN’s longtime Senior International Correspondent Jim Bittermann in early October, it was announced today by Tony Maddox, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of CNN International. Bell most recently…
On the island of Montreal, 9,550 Hydro-Québec customers were without power at 11 a.m. Sunday. In the Montérégie, 13,088 customers were in the dark. According to Hydro-Québec’s website, most homes were expected to have power again between noon and 1 p.m.