Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
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.
By studying neurons generated directly from skin cells, Salk researchers showed the impact of aged mitochondria on brain cells
Findings may provide new insights into the connections between movement and touch
Novel drug protects memory function in mice exposed to simulated cosmic radiation
New technology is expected to give researchers a dynamic tool to study the brain’s role in various behaviors.
Using multiple types of cells found in the brain’s hippocampus, Salk researchers modeled how connections between cells go awry in schizophrenia
Columbia researchers propose new and critical role for neurons in brain’s smell center.
Findings may be relevant to other disorders, from autism to PTSD