November 13, 2018

Columbia University Receives Grant from the Amgen Foundation to Continue Hosting the Amgen Scholars Program

Since its inception in 2006, the Amgen Scholars Program has made research opportunities at premier institutions possible for more than 3,900 undergraduate students representing 700 colleges and universities.
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November 9, 2018

Yes, Climate Change is Making Wildfires Worse

Rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West, says research led by Park Williams, a bioclimatologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Center for Climate and Life Fellow.
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November 8, 2018

Columbia-led Team Receives $16.75M from BRAIN Initiative in Effort to Build Blueprint of Brain’s Visual System

The world-class consortium of scientists from labs across Columbia and the U.S. hopes their work can serve as a paradigm for mapping other brain structures, thus bringing us closer to a true, detailed understanding of the brain.
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November 1, 2018

Election Day: The Brain Science of Making Decisions

Michael Shadlen, a neuroscientist at Columbia University's Zuckerman Institute, studies decisions. He's discovered that when choosing which candidate to vote for, your brain secretly does math.
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October 25, 2018

How Columbia University is Untangling Alzheimer’s Disease

Meet the Zuckerman Institute scientists leveraging technological advances to reveal aspects of Alzheimer’s disease long hidden from view, and discover how Columbia is committed to untangling the disease.
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October 24, 2018

After Ten Years of Index Insurance, What’s Next?

Over the last decade, IRI’s financial instruments team has been researching, designing and refining weather index insurance in their work in a dozen countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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October 23, 2018

How to Reverse Memory Loss in Old Mice

A team of Columbia researchers, led by Nobel laureate Eric R. Kandel, MD, reveal new details of how a naturally occurring hormone can boost memory in aging mice, laying the groundwork for staving off this form of memory loss in people.
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