Scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons present the most definitive evidence to date that the human brain makes new neurons throughout life.
A Columbia study in rats helps explain why an early exposure to alcohol can increase a person's vulnerability to developing addiction to cocaine.
Using powerful new imaging technology, Columbia scientists peered into a 30 nanometer-wide space between two cell organelles to find an elusive tethering protein.
Columbia scientists received a $15.3 million BRAIN Initiative award to decipher how the brain guides movement, one of neuroscience’s most fundamental questions.
Research suggests that high-level visual features are recalled before simple details, offering new insights into human perception.
A cellular defense against protein aggregates suppresses ALS in early stages but later hastens spread of the disease, a study in mice suggests.