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 19, 2018

Making Progress in Sustainability May Require a Culture Shift In Science and Academia

A new commentary co-authored by Patricia Culligan, an urban sustainability researcher, suggests innovative ideas to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, which are essential to sustainability breakthroughs.
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.
July 17, 2018

Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency

Columbia University and IBM today announced a new Center devoted to research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency.
July 17, 2018

If You Think This Summer’s Heat Waves Are Bad, Just Wait for the Future

Rising temperatures and humidity could make summers unbearable in the southeastern U.S. and beyond, according to a study published by climatologists from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
July 12, 2018

Exploring Greenland With Wings, Boats and Drones

Snow on Ice is launching into the field with two teams of scientists this summer. The first group, an ‘advance team’ of six women, will focus on lakes where meltwater has collected on the southwestern flank of Greenland bedrock.