Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
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.
Graphene electrodes could enable higher quality imaging of brain cell activity
Research could pave the way for a brain prosthetic to translate thoughts into speech
Columbia study shows that altering activity in brain’s emotion center can eliminate the natural craving for sweet; findings could inform treatments for eating disorders.