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Bianca Jones Marlin Traces How Sensory Inputs Shape the Brain
The Columbia University neuroscientist researches the biology behind some of our most human experiences, including building family relationships. 
ABOVE: THE MARLIN LAB, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Bianca Jones Marlin Traces How Sensory Inputs Shape the Brain
Bianca Jones Marlin Traces How Sensory Inputs Shape the Brain

The Columbia University neuroscientist researches the biology behind some of our most human experiences, including building family relationships. 

The Columbia University neuroscientist researches the biology behind some of our most human experiences, including building family relationships. 

ABOVE: THE MARLIN LAB, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

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Using optogenetics, scientists have simulated the sense of smell directly within the mouse brain to investigate the nature of olfactory perception.
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