August 4, 2017
Using deep neural network models, researchers at Columbia University have made a breakthrough in auditory attention decoding methods and are coming closer to making cognitively controlled hearing aids a reality.
July 31, 2017
Scientists probing under the seafloor off Alaska have mapped a geologic structure that they say signals potential for a major tsunami in an area that normally would be considered benign. The researchers say similar features may exist elsewhere.
July 31, 2017
Sebastian Will, assistant professor of physics, and a team of researchers at MIT have taken an important step toward the long-sought goal of a quantum computer, which in theory should be capable of vastly faster computations than conventional computers for certain kinds of problems.
July 27, 2017
Columbia scientists have identified the brain’s ‘aha!’ moment — that flash in time when you suddenly become aware of information, such as knowing the answer to a difficult question.
July 24, 2017
New three-dimensional images captured by Columbia University Medical Center researchers reveal the workings of a fundamental process involved in memory, learning, and other key brain functions.
July 20, 2017
New research by Zuckerman Institute co-director Thomas M. Jessell, Ph.D., and his lab offers fresh insight into how the brain tells the body to move, from simple behaviors like walking, to trained movements that may take years to master.
July 19, 2017
David Goldberg and Peter Kelemen, scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, are at the forefront of carbon capture and storage research. In this video, they discuss their work and how it will contribute to carbon management solutions and strengthen society’s resilience to climate change.