The development of a self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
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A new study in mice reveals that one of the body’s natural defenses against ALS suppresses disease progression early on, but in later stages advances the disease’s deadly spread through the spinal cord.
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A new study suggests a theoretical prediction explaining the unusual brightness of some astronomical explosions, first developed by Columbia University astronomers and physicists, is correct.
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In a study analyzing the genomes of 210,000 people in the United States and Britain, Columbia University researchers found genetic evidence that natural selection is happening in modern human populations.
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A new study in mice reveals biological origins of a core symptom of schizophrenia; offers promising new avenues for drug intervention and treatment.
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Scientists can now look deep into the brain of mice and watch the activity of hundreds of neurons in a moving animal, uncovering a map that is used by the brain to guide our movements.
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Age-related memory loss may be reversed by boosting blood levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells, according to mouse studies led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers.
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