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Computation August 17, 2020

The Computer in Your Head

For physicist-turned-neuroscientist Larry Abbott, brain cells act a lot like circuits. His research reveals the mental computations that underlie thought.

Tools & Technology July 21, 2020

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus Podcast: "Digital Defense"

PhD students share stories about defending their theses during the pandemic.

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus Podcast: "Masks Come Clean"

Researchers put to the test procedures for cleaning N95 face masks at home, using common appliances that generate heat.

June 29, 2020

Community During Crisis

In the face of crisis, our Zuckerman Institute community at Columbia has found new ways to come together: to combat COVID-19, publish new discoveries and take a stand against racism.

Movement June 24, 2020

Columbia Neuroscientist Rui Costa Joins International Consortium to Decode How the Brain Moves the Body

Emory University-led effort to develop innovative technologies; deepen understanding of movement in both health and disease.

Decision Making June 15, 2020

What is the Cerebellum?

Recent research is revealing new, complex roles for this ancient and universal brain structure.

Computation June 9, 2020

Revealing the Key to the Brain’s Unrivaled Computing Power

A Q&A with Stefano Fusi, René Hen, Mazen Kheirbek and Fabio Stefanini.

June 2, 2020

Stance Against Racism

Acknowledging systemic inequalities in science and the world

Disease May 29, 2020

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus: “Harnessing Antibodies”

As the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, researchers in New York are developing a way to treat people who have the virus with antibodies collected from those who have recovered.

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