July 29, 2020

8 Surprising Facts About Marie Tharp, Mapmaker Extraordinaire

Maybe you already know that she created some of the first maps of the ocean floor and helped discover plate tectonics. Here are some lesser-known facts about this history-making cartographer.
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July 28, 2020

Columbia Chemistry Receives $21.5 Million Gift from Dr. Ge Li and Dr. Ning Zhao

Today, Columbia announced the $21.5 million gift, which will advance research and teaching in chemistry at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia College, and the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
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July 22, 2020

Columbia Astrophysicist Brian Metzger Named 2020 Blavatnik Laureate

Research on the origins of gold and other heavy metals garners the nation's largest unrestricted scientific prize for young scientists.
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July 16, 2020

Genetics Could Protect Coral Reefs from Global Warming

The Columbia study provides more evidence that genetic-sequencing can reveal evolutionary differences in reef-building corals that one day could help identify which strains could adapt to warmer seas.
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July 8, 2020

Scientists Warn of Wide Impacts on Midwaters Around Deep-Sea Mining Sites

Interest in deep-sea mining for metals has grown substantially. A new study argues that it poses significant risks not only to the immediate surroundings but also to the water thousands of feet above the seafloor.
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