By classifying different types of cells in the spinal cord, neuroscientists have gained new insight into an evolutionary achievement millions of years in the making.
New research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste system of mice.
A new study provides insight into one of neuroscience’s greatest puzzles: how the brain transforms unconscious information into conscious thought.
A new study from Columbia neuroscientists may offer clues as to why some movements can be relearned after motor cortex damage while others cannot.
Different types of memories stored in the same neuron of the marine snail Aplysia can be selectively erased.
Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.