March 22, 2019

Exploring Mercury in a New Book

A new book co-edited by Sean Solomon, director of Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory shares the major findings — and lingering mysteries — from NASA’s MESSENGER mission.
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March 21, 2019

New Project Will Tackle Amazonian Development Challenges From Space

Columbia's International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.
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March 20, 2019

Changes in Ocean ‘Conveyor Belt’ Foretold Abrupt Climate Changes by Four Centuries

A new study led by scientists at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is the first to measure the time lags between changing ocean currents and major climate shifts.
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March 15, 2019

Faculty Q&A: Sean Solomon on Lamont-Doherty, Earth Science and Space

As a scientist, Sean Solomon has studied Mercury, Venus and Mars. Now he heads Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, whose researchers study planet Earth, from its deepest ocean to its highest peak.
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March 12, 2019

Scientists Identify Gene That Keeps PTSD-like Behavior at Bay in Female Mice

A new Columbia study highlights the key role this gene plays in essential biological processes and offers a promising new target for combating PTSD, a disorder that impacts women more than men.
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March 7, 2019

High-speed, 3D SCAPE Microscope Captures Stunning, Live Videos of Fruit Fly Nerve Cells in Action

A Columbia team harnesses powerful technology to uncover never-before-seen details of the nervous system, demonstrating SCAPE’s broad potential to decipher the brain.
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March 7, 2019

It’s Raining on the Greenland Ice. In the Winter.

Rainy weather is becoming increasingly common over parts of the Greenland ice sheet, triggering sudden melting events that are eating at the ice and priming the surface for more widespread future melting, says a new study.
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