September 21, 2017

How Will Climate Change Impact Future Floods and Flood Insurance?

Radley Horton, a professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, spoke with NewsHour about extreme weather, climate change, and flood insurance.
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September 21, 2017

How Will Climate Change Impact Ocean Health?

Three oceanographers from Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory discuss how changes in ocean temperatures and chemistry impact marine life and food security.
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September 20, 2017

Gut Microbiome Researcher Wins Pew Innovation Grant

Ivaylo Ivanov, an immunologist at Columbia who studies the role of intestinal bacteria in the body’s immune response has received a two-year, $200,000 Innovation Fund award from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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September 19, 2017

One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots

The development of a self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
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September 15, 2017

Data Science Institute Professor Develops Software for Automatic Machine Learning

Thanks to a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Andreas Mueller, a lecturer at Columbia's Data Science Institute, will be able to create software that makes machine learning even easier to use.
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September 13, 2017

Study in Mice Reveals that Body’s Own Defense Against ALS Actually Drives Disease Progression at Later Stages

A new study in mice reveals that one of the body’s natural defenses against ALS suppresses disease progression early on, but in later stages advances the disease’s deadly spread through the spinal cord.
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September 13, 2017

‘Pangeo’ Project Will Improve Access to Climate Data

The better climate models become, the harder it is to use them. Researchers at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and their colleagues are working to fix that.
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