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A Nobel Prize for discovering our inner GPS

MADRID | The Corner | Right now, you are sitting on your desk and plan to grab a sandwich from the vending machine, then consider investing on a stock. Your plans are clear. But do you know why you know that? Neuroscientists John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Mos are the discoverers of that mechanism, our brain’s GPS, or cells that form a positioning system in it. They were awarded with the Nobel Prize of Medicine on Monday in Stockholm. Their research could mean advances in the Alzheimer research. 

Political reality ignores Nobel winner wisdom

Political reality ignores Nobel winner’s wisdom

WASHINGTON | By Pablo Pardo | Robert Schiller has always been an advocate of a moderate government intervention in financial markets. He also criticised the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing (QE) because he considered that asset prices are not among the areas of central banks. However, political reality seems to go in the opposite direction of the new Nobel winner.