January 15, 2018

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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.
January 10, 2018

Nature Comment: Exoplanet Science 2.0

The study of life on and off Earth needs unified funding and a coherent plan, say Caleb Scharf, Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, and his colleagues in a Nature article published January 8, 2018.
December 20, 2017

Electron Microscope Images Reveal How Cells Absorb a Vital Mineral

Using electron microscopy, Columbia University Medical Center biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
December 14, 2017

Columbia Engineers Develop Floating Solar Fuels Rig for Seawater Electrolysis

The design is the first practical floating solar hydrogen-generating device to perform water electrolysis without pumps or membranes and could lead to low-cost, sustainable hydrogen production.
December 13, 2017

Brave New Worlds

Columbia Magazine explores how University astronomers are going beyond our solar system to understand exoplanets, find exomoons, and explore all sorts of surreal estate.