July 20, 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.
July 20, 2018

Sloan Foundation Grant Will Help Support Open and Transparent Science

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researchers will use the grant to enhance a sample identification system that makes scientific results more reproducible.
July 18, 2018

Columbia Team Helps Investigate Algae Bloom Near Kilauea Eruption

A group of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory ocean scientists, led by Sonya Dyhrman, are part of a research expedition off Hawaii that's investigating how the Mount Kilauea eruption is influencing ocean health.
June 27, 2018

Study Signals Change in How Scientists Calculate Ancient Diets

Scientists have long determined what extinct animals ate by analyzing carbon isotopes locked inside their fossil teeth. But a new study shows that in many cases, they may be plugging the wrong numbers into their equations.
June 18, 2018

Physicist Leading the Hunt for Dark Matter Wins Berkeley Prize

Elena Aprile, a physics professor at Columbia who is leading the world’s most sensitive search yet for dark matter, will receive the American Astronomical Society’s 2019 Lancelot M. Berkeley − New York Community Trust Prize Berkeley Prize.