Researchers have developed a new method for fabricating a highly efficient selective solar absorber that can harness and convert sunlight to heat for use in energy-related applications, from heating water and generating steam to residential heating.
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Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle, one of the world’s most aggressive tree-killing insects, through much of the northern U.S. and southern Canada.
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The National Science Foundation announced today that it will fund the Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS), which will be based at Columbia's Data Science Institute.
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Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found that it may be possible to access memories “lost” to Alzheimer’s disease. The finding could shift the view of Alzheimer’s as a disease that destroys memories to a disease that disrupts the brain’s ability to recall memories.
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A new study from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.
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A new study by Michael P. Burke opens door to innumerable possibilities, from the design of new types of engines to understanding the planetary chemistry responsible for cloud formations, climate change, and the conditions for creating life.
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‘Orion,’ a technique developed by Columbia University scientists and their colleagues, will help researchers identify disease-causing mutations in patients when current methods come up dry.
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