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A tight vertical sequence of microscope images traces the 3D organization of a MoNNet's spheroid components and the neural fibers that connect them. (Credit: Gogos Lab | Columbia's Zuckerman Institute)

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Tools & Technology June 21, 2016

How are Adult and Newborn Mouse Brains Different?

Findings reveal mismatch between neuronal activity and blood flow in the brains of newborn mice, shedding new light on how the growing brain feeds itself

Movement May 27, 2016

Tracing the Steps that Guide Movement

For Richard Mann, answers to some of biology’s biggest puzzles, such as how our brains direct our muscles to move, can be found in the tiniest of places.

Computation March 22, 2016

Teasing Signals from the Brain

Statistician John Cunningham examines how the complex communication between motor neurons gives rise to the elegant simplicity of our movements.

Tools & Technology March 15, 2016

Building the Tools to Reveal the Invisible

How a ‘hack’ to a high-powered microscope — and an innovative statistical technique — stands to change what we see when we peer inside the brain.

Learning & Memory March 10, 2016

Newborn Brain Cells Required for Memory

Columbia neuroscientists have described the activity of newly generated brain cells in awake mice and revealed the critical role these cells play in forming memories.

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