August 29, 2017
Age-related memory loss may be reversed by boosting blood levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells, according to mouse studies led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers.
August 28, 2017
Researchers have developed a new method for fabricating a highly efficient selective solar absorber that can harness and convert sunlight to heat for use in energy-related applications, from heating water and generating steam to residential heating.
August 28, 2017
Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle, one of the world’s most aggressive tree-killing insects, through much of the northern U.S. and southern Canada.
August 25, 2017
Over the past day and a half, Hurricane Harvey’s winds have quickened from about 35 to 109 miles per hour. Columbia University researchers explain what’s driving this massive power-up.
August 23, 2017
The National Science Foundation announced today that it will fund the Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS), which will be based at Columbia's Data Science Institute.
August 21, 2017
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found that it may be possible to access memories “lost” to Alzheimer’s disease. The finding could shift the view of Alzheimer’s as a disease that destroys memories to a disease that disrupts the brain’s ability to recall memories.
August 18, 2017
A new study from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.