Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
The Kavli Foundation
A million functional microscopic robots produced from a 4-inch silicon wafer in new nanofabrication process.
Physicists have discovered surprisingly complex states emerging out of simple synchronized networks.
Columbia study highlights key role this gene plays in essential biological processes; offers promising new target for combating PTSD, a disorder that impacts women more than men.
Genetic mechanism may play a role in at least 10 percent of all obesity cases.
Mutations of the TRIO gene are found in a significant number of people suffering from several neurodevelopmental disorders.
Small clusters of brain cells grown from stem cells in a laboratory dish mimic the development and organization of full-size chimpanzee brains.
Columbia team harnesses powerful technology to uncover never-before-seen details of the nervous system, demonstrating SCAPE’s broad potential to decipher the brain.
Researchers describe neural mechanisms responsible for the organisms' strategic local search for food.
Dark matter may scatter against each other only when they hit the right energy, say researchers in Japan, Germany, and Austria in a new study.
In an effort to improve robotic swarming algorithms, an interdisciplinary team of scientists will study how the brain allows an animal to navigate and change its route while moving.