Since its inception in 2006, the Amgen Scholars Program has made research opportunities at premier institutions possible for more than 3,900 undergraduate students representing 700 colleges and universities. Read More
The world-class consortium of scientists from labs across Columbia and the U.S. hopes their work can serve as a paradigm for mapping other brain structures, thus bringing us closer to a true, detailed understanding of the brain. Read More
A team of Columbia researchers, led by Nobel laureate Eric R. Kandel, MD, reveal new details of how a naturally occurring hormone can boost memory in aging mice, laying the groundwork for staving off this form of memory loss in people. Read More
Columbia engineers lead the first global analysis to characterize the responses of storm runoff extremes to climate and human-induced changes. The study sheds new light on rising magnitude of extreme flash floods. Read More
“Pixel Approximate Entropy” quantifies visual complexity by providing a score that automatically identifies difficult charts. The technique could help users in emergency settings to read data at a glance and make better decisions faster. Read More
Brian Metzger, an associate professor of astrophysics, has won the Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for pioneering predictions of the electromagnetic signal from a neutron star merger, and for leadership in the emerging field of multi-messenger astronomy.  Read More
Yuste, the director of the Neuro Technology Center and co-director of the Kavli Institute of Brain Science, has pioneered the development and application of optical methods to understand how neural circuits in the cerebral cortex work. Read More