Brain, set, match – conquering one movement at a time
Scientists at Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon find that mastering challenging motor tasks depends on the brain’s ability to select the most important movement elements.
CNP student wins Hall of FameLab 2015 competition in London
Pedro Ferreira was announced the winner of the exclusive science communication competition for his presentation on the neurochemistry behind monogamy and polygamy. This is the first time a Portuguese researcher wins an international FameLab competition.
Pass the salt – Using the fly to understand how pregnancy drives food cravings
Researchers at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon discover that fruit flies share the human craving for salt during pregnancy and shed light on how the nervous system controls this behaviour.