May 8, 2020

How Does the Brain Link Events To Form A Memory?

The findings in mice bolster efforts to map the circuitry of the brain’s memory center and point to new areas of research into panic and post-traumatic stress disorders.
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April 20, 2020

Early Exposure to Cannabis Boosts Young Brains’ Sensitivity to Cocaine, Rodent Study Suggests

The Columbia-led research in rats uncovers unexpected interplay between the two drugs and sheds new light on the neurobiology of drug use in adolescence.
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April 16, 2020

Finding the Brainy Genes That Make Us Human

Armed with advanced genetics, stem-cell technology and neuroscience, these two scientists are mapping the genetic factors that make the human brain unique.
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April 15, 2020

How Advancing Glioma Cells Scramble Brain Function, Blood Flow

The findings provide new insight into the link between seizures and tumor progression and can help develop improved diagnostics and treatments for a deadly form of brain cancer.
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April 9, 2020

Making Sense of Scents: 3D Videos Reveal How the Nose Detects Odor Combinations

A Columbia study in mice shows how special cells in the nose help the brain to distinguish between the world’s near-infinite combinations of scents.
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