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.
New mathematical models can explain several properties of biological memory and may spur advances in neuromorphic hardware—powerful computing systems inspired by the brain.
Neuroscientist Stavros Lomvardas and stem cell researcher Benjamin Ohlstein have been named HHMI Faculty Scholars.
The Champalimaud Vision Award was presented to Carol Mason, Pathology & Cell Biology, in recognition of her research that lays the groundwork for new ways to treat vision loss.
People with moderate or severe pain have a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.
Between a few jam sessions at Lincoln Center, neuroscientists and musicians discussed the connection between the brain and music.