Professors May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have been awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine

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2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Professors May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology have been awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brainThe Nobel Laureates' discoveries have solved a problem that has perplexed philosophers and researchers for centuries: How the brain creates a map of the space around us, and how it enables us to navigate complex surroundings.
 

 


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May-Britt and Edvard Moser awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine

(06.10.2014) Professors May-Britt and Edvard Moser are awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.
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Moser and Moser about their research
NTNU neuroscientists May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser won the The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 for their pioneering work in the field of brain research.(Video from 2011)

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