Neuroscience

Recent news about neuroscience and the brain from across Columbia.

A new fruit fly study reveals the brain-cell circuitry that converts raw sensory signals into perceptions of color.

The newly-discovered adrenal cell produces a hormone that is also present in humans.

A Columbia neurologist hopes to better identify which patients with severe brain injuries are likely to regain consciousness. 

Making use of this new brain circuit could lead to new therapies for many immune disorders.

Columbia University faculty members pay tribute to the late Nobel Laureate and Princeton professor emeritus.

New research shows that the birds memorize the location of food using brain cell activity akin to a barcode.

Columbia Zuckerman Institute researchers found that elephantnose fish may tap into sensory information gathered by nearby fish.

Abbott, a Principal Investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, was recognized for his work in theoretical neuroscience.

A study is shedding new light on how the brain identifies familiar individuals and recalls past experiences with them.

A Columbia neurobiologist fishes for an aggression gene.

Researchers found a mechanism that could explain how neurons in mammal noses become tailored to detect a specific odor chemical. 

The University put out major studies in climate science, public health, neuroscience, and quantum mechanics this year.