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.
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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.
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A computer system developed by Columbia University with Health Department epidemiologists detects foodborne illness and outbreaks in NYC restaurants based on keywords in Yelp reviews.
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Seismometers often record vibrations from storms. A new study by Columbia scientists shows it’s possible to use those small blips to learn a hurricane’s intensity, which could help predict the storms’ future strength under climate change.
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The Earth Institute has brought on Richard Moss, the former chairman of the Federal Advisory Committee for the National Climate Assessment, to reestablish the panel, and deliver the report that the committee originally set out to write.
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The study projects that in coming decades the effects of high humidity in many areas may surpass humans’ ability to work or, in some cases, even survive.
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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.
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