August 13, 2019

Pinpointing How Cells Regulate Long-lasting Memories

Columbia research in mouse neurons reveals new insights into the biology of memory and offers promising new areas of focus to combat neurodegenerative diseases.
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August 12, 2019

Scientists Identify Brain Region That Enables Young Songbirds to Change Their Tune

The Columbia study demonstrates the unmatched flexibility of the growing brain and offers insight into children’s remarkable ability to learn languages.
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June 21, 2019

Columbia Scientists Awarded $1.5M From Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Build Cell Atlas to Combat Disease

A team focused on understanding the complexity of every cell in the spinal cord at the level of individual cells will work to advance broad-scale efforts to treat spinal cord injury and disease.
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June 6, 2019

At the World Science Festival, Experts Reveal the Power, and Peculiarities, of the Brain’s Ability to Sense the World

At the 2019 World Science Festival, experts discussed the role that our five senses—smell, taste, sight, hearing and touch—play in helping us to navigate our surroundings.
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May 30, 2019

The Mental Mathematics of Identifying and Manipulating Objects

An international team of researchers demonstrates that our brain need only perform a few lightning-fast statistical calculations to detect key properties of unknown objects.
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