Kevin Uno, a Columbia University geochemist, is using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that are being slaughtered for their tusks in Africa.
Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Deepti Singh, a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory post-doctoral fellow, believes the reasons for the recent big chill and powerful snowstorm may be linked to climate change — and this is only the beginning of the weather impacts humanity can expect.
From Fins to Limbs: New Research Offers Clues to How Animals Left the Sea and Evolved to Walk on Land
By classifying different types of cells in the spinal cord, neuroscientists have gained new insight into an evolutionary achievement millions of years in the making.
When permafrost warms and thaws, it releases carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere. As the global thermostat rises, permafrost, rather than storing carbon, could become a significant source of planet-heating emissions.