July 24, 2017

Scientists Capture First Image of Major Brain Receptor in Action

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.
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July 20, 2017

Scientists Reveal How Patterns of Brain Activity Direct Specific Body Movements

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.
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July 19, 2017

Developing Carbon Management Solutions

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.
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July 17, 2017

When People Must Make Way for Nature

The forested Kanha Tiger Reserve, in the highlands of central India, is home to an abundance of rare wildlife. It also used to be home to thousands of people—that is, until they were moved out by the government to make way for endangered creatures.
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July 13, 2017

Surging Heat May Limit Aircraft Takeoffs Globally

Rising temperatures due to global warming will make it harder for many aircraft around the world to take off in coming decades, says a new study by Columbia scientists Ethan Coffel and Radley Horton.
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July 13, 2017

Andrew Millis To Receive Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics

Columbia University physics professor Andrew Millis has been named the 2017 recipient of the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics for his groundbreaking research on the electronic properties of correlated materials.
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July 11, 2017

Columbia University Contributes to New York City’s Economic Growth

As Columbia University opens the first buildings on its new Manhattanville campus, universities have become an increasingly vital source of both jobs for New Yorkers and new scientific discoveries that power the city’s growing innovation economy.
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