Volcanic eruptions have been known to cool global climate, but they can also exacerbate the melting of ice sheets, says a new Columbia University study.
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A team of Zuckerman Institute neuroscientists, data scientists, and engineers together received a grant to answer one of biology’s most fundamental questions: How does the brain tell the body to move?
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The effort could prove transformational for science and medicine by laying the groundwork for tailored therapies that target specific malfunctioning cell types, offering hope that spinal-cord disease and injury may one day be more effectively treated, or even cured.
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Astronomers, including a team at Columbia University, have for the first time witnessed a pair of dead neutron stars colliding, and have confirmed that the heaviest metals in the universe, from gold to platinum, are formed in explosions like this one spotted 130 million light-years away.
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Kate Orff, an associate professor at Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and member of the Earth Institute, designs urban environments for the future by combining ecology, climate dynamics, and community.
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Scientists at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute have contributed to solving a paradox of perception, literally upending models of how the brain constructs interpretations of the outside world.
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Columbia University physicists prove a 30-year-old theory—the even-denominator fractional quantum Hall state—and establish bilayer graphene as a promising platform that could lead to quantum computation.
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