Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience may have just uncovered key aspects of how the brain controls posture.
Columbia scientists reveal new details of how a naturally occurring hormone can boost memory in aging mice, laying the groundwork for staving off this form of memory loss in people.
Featuring Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Michael Shadlen, MD, PhD
Salk researchers show protein made by astrocytes enables the brain’s maturation and regulates its flexibility.
Scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an evolutionary link between the social behaviors of octopuses and humans.
ASTN2 helps move proteins away from the membrane in a timely fashion.
Columbia research finds unexpected resilience in the brain; findings could inform future treatment approaches for patients recuperating from stroke or other brain trauma.
As teens head back to the classroom, discover what the latest research into the adolescent brain reveals about how they learn.
Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have discovered a network of brain cells that express our sense of time within experiences and memories.
Columbia research shows that the human brain employs precise, mathematical logic to decision-making.