Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
A series of experiments involving a particular type of brain cell have advanced our understanding of the roots of consciousness.
The results also illustrate why it is important that we take a break from learning.
Scientists probed how males manage to pick out members of their own species from the multitude of flies crowding around an overripe fruit.
Columbia research identifies neural-circuit activity in fish that could inform studies of sensory disorders such as tinnitus.
Synaptic vesicles organize themselves into a liquid compartment within the nerve terminal, much as oil does when mixed with water.
The study, in mice, shows that the newly formed neurons dampen the effects of stress on the hippocampus.
Understanding vocal pitch could give realistic synthetic voices to those unable to speak.
A new paper demonstrates that subplate neurons survive, and in fact become part of the adult cerebral cortex
Search considered successful “dress rehearsal” for exoplanet hunter TESS
Rockefeller scientists shed new light on the transitions between a wakeful, active state and the stillness of sleep.