September 21, 2018

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Joachim Frank shares the Nobel Prize with two other scientists for inventing a new and more powerful method of capturing 3D images of biological molecules in atomic detail.
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September 21, 2018

Dmitri Basov, Higgins Professor of Physics, Wins 2019 Kenneth J Button Prize

The award committee noted that Basov had made "seminal discoveries in quantum material physics through infrared spectroscopy and nano-optics."
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September 18, 2018

Columbia Researchers Help With Plan to Restore and Protect the Hudson River

The plan reviews the current state of the Hudson River estuary and outlines ways to clean it up and reduce the impacts from development and climate change.
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September 17, 2018

How the Brain Bounces Back: Mouse Study Reveals that Activity, Not Rest, Speeds Recovery After Brain Injury

Discovering unexpected resilience in the brain could inform future treatment approaches for patients recuperating from stroke or other brain trauma.
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September 17, 2018

Center on Global Energy Policy Launches Carbon Management Research Initiative

Julio Friedmann will lead a major new research initiative at Columbia to advance the public policy, financial and economic aspects of carbon management.
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September 13, 2018

Rooting Out the Errors in Climate Models To Better Predict Hurricanes

A team of weather and storm experts, including Columbia's Suzana Camargo, is working to enhance climate models; the project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
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September 13, 2018

When Is a Sea Wall a Good Idea?

Scientists at Columbia’s Earth Institute are using simulations to test how well different methods protect coastal areas from hurricanes and sea level rise.
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