Cornell Neurotech Symposium explores brain research

Three neuroscientists discussed how birds learn to sing, an RNA editing approach to potentially cure the autism spectrum disorder Rett Syndrome, and the latest progress in functional imaging of human brains at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium, Sept. 27 in the Biotechnology Building.

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