The discovery that pain receptors continue to function within nerves may lead to more effective pain medications with fewer side effects.
A lightning-fast camera paired with an electron microscope has enabled Columbia scientists to capture images of one of the smallest proteins in our cells.
A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.
For the first time, a therapy has been found that can delay progression of metastatic uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly form of melanoma of the eye.
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.