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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Researchers have developed a new method for fabricating a highly efficient selective solar absorber that can harness and convert sunlight to heat for use in energy-related applications, from heating water and generating steam to residential heating.
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Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle, one of the world’s most aggressive tree-killing insects, through much of the northern U.S. and southern Canada.
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The National Science Foundation announced today that it will fund the Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS), which will be based at Columbia's Data Science Institute.
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Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found that it may be possible to access memories “lost” to Alzheimer’s disease. The finding could shift the view of Alzheimer’s as a disease that destroys memories to a disease that disrupts the brain’s ability to recall memories.
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