June 28, 2017

New Research Shows a Decline in Plant Diversity Could Affect Entire Ecosystems

New findings by Columbia researchers are among the first to show that a decline in biodiversity may also play a role in plants flowering earlier every year, magnifying the impact of climate change not just when plants flower, but on entire ecosystems.
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June 12, 2017

Event Kicks Off New Era of Science in Space

A wide range of people gathered at Columbia University recently for the first conference on a burgeoning approach to science in space: conducting that research in collaboration with the private space industry.
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May 4, 2017

Rock Samples Indicate Water is Key Ingredient for Crust Formation

New findings from scientists from The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences and Columbia University add evidence to one side of a long-standing debate on how magma from the Earth’s mantle cools to form the lower layers of crust.
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April 24, 2017

Extinction Risk for Many Species Vastly Underestimated, Study Suggests

A new study indicates that the number of plant and animal species at risk of extinction may be considerably higher than previously thought. A team of researchers, however, believe they’ve come up with a formula that will help paint a more accurate picture.
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April 19, 2017

New Microscopy Method Breaks Color Barrier of Optical Imaging

Researchers at Columbia University have made a significant step toward breaking the so-called “color barrier” of light microscopy for biological systems.
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