Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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The Academy recognizes decades of work to map complex pathways that connect the eye to the brain — research that could inform treatments of developmental and vision disorders.
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The team is the first to directly image propagation and dynamics of graphene plasmons at very low temperatures; their findings could impact optical communications and signal processing.
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“It’s a totally new way of studying earthquakes,” said study coauthor Benjamin Holtzman. “These machine learning methods pick out very subtle differences in the raw data that we’re just learning to interpret.”
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A new study coauthored by Columbia climate scientist Pratigya Polissar has uncovered when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent.
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The generous gift of a VersaLab from Quantum Design will enable the university to significantly advance teaching and learning opportunities in materials science.
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Fibers produced by the caterpillars of a wild silk moth have outstanding cooling properties, as well as exceptional capabilities for transmitting light signals and images.
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