Joachim Frank wins the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry for inventing a new and more powerful method of capturing three-dimensional images of biological molecules in atomic detail.
- December 17, 2016
One of the most important medical insights of recent decades is that cancers are triggered by genetic mutations.
- April 30, 2017
A gene that allows the neurons that release serotonin to evenly spread their branches throughout the brain has been identified by Columbia University scientists.
- May 5, 2017
Learn about Eric R. Kandel, who specializes in the biology of memory and is a professor in the neuroscience and psychiatry departments at Columbia University.
- September 15, 2017
Research on the mysterious ways that ALS destroys the nervous system highlights the role of the immune system in doing both good and harm.