May 11, 2020

Jeannette Wing Receives NSF Grant to Create COVID-19 Information Commons

Jeannette Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute at Columbia, will use the funding to create a website to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration across COVID research efforts.
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May 8, 2020

Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

A new study has identified thousands of incidents of previously rare or unprecedented extreme heat/humidity combinations in many parts of the world.
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May 8, 2020

How Does the Brain Link Events To Form A Memory?

The findings in mice bolster efforts to map the circuitry of the brain’s memory center and point to new areas of research into panic and post-traumatic stress disorders.
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May 8, 2020

Clay Layers and Distant Pumping Trigger Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh Groundwater

Widely considered a screen against contamination, clay layers may actually enhance arsenic leakage into some aquifers, a new Columbia-led study finds.
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May 5, 2020

Max Topaz Uses Data Science to Help Nurses Care for Patients

A professor of nursing at Columbia University and an affiliated member of the Data Science Institute, Topaz is a pioneer in using data science to help nurses streamline their jobs and better care for millions of patients. 
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May 4, 2020

Shrinking Snowcaps Fuel Harmful Algal Blooms in Arabian Sea

Driven by changing climate, a uniquely resilient organism is taking over the Arabian Sea, disrupting food chains, fisheries, oil refineries and water desalination plants.
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May 2, 2020

Five Columbia Faculty Join the Ranks of the National Academy of Sciences

Dmitri Basov, Angela M. Christiano, Andrew Millis, Molly Przeworski, and Lorraine S. Symington were elected by their peers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in research.
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