An interdisciplinary Columbia Engineering team is working to come up with a revolutionary lightweight glass that is able to dynamically monitor the wearer’s vision and display contextual images that are vision-corrected.
Eugene Wu, an assistant professor of computer science and a member of the Data Science Institute, where he co-chairs the Center for Data, Media and Society received an Amazon Research Award for his proposal “Interactive Matcher Debugging via Adversarial Generation.”
“Weather events in general are getting more extreme, and whether that’s temperature or storms or flooding or conditions associated with turbulence, those are all pretty negative for aviation,” says Ethan Coffel, a graduate student in climate science at Columbia University who studies extreme weather.
A new study in mice suggests that a burst of dopamine levels at the beginning of a movement only, as opposed to all the time, is what gets us going. This may have important implications for treating Parkinson’s disease.