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Signal plays Reich at Miller

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Opening Night at Miller Theater On September 15, Ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman, presented an all-Steve Reich program to open the season at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre. There was a sold out crowd, populated both by contemporary music devotees and over 200 Columbia students. Reich turns eighty later this year, and this is one […]

Columbia to Participate in NIH Environment and Child Health Initiative

Columbia University Medical Center researchers will participate in a seven-year NIH initiative to study the effect of a wide range of environmental factors on the health of children and adolescents.

Demeanor Will Trump Truth In Tonight's Presidential Debate

As a former debate coach (Columbia University, Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, the Eagle Academy for Young Men) and two-time national qualifier and two-time Nebraska state champion in policy debate, I can assure you that I don't know one debater who would ever say that they don't fully prepare for a debate. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Alopecia: Hair growth restored with new drug

Clinical trials conducted by Columbia University Medical Center find that JAK inhibitors may trigger hair regrowth in people with alopecia areata.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Achieve Platinum Level Excellence in Life Support Award

The Center for Acute Respiratory Failure and Cardiac ECMO Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Pediatric ECMO Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital have been designated...Show More Summary

Here’s what new research tells us about presidential ‘coattails’ in down-ballot races

Robert Erikson is professor of political science at Columbia University and an expert on public opinion and elections. He answered a few questions via email about his presidential forecasting model and his new research on presidential “coattails” in U.S. House races. Q: Let’s start with your own forecast of the presidential election. What goes into […]

New Views of Intracellular Channel That Controls Skeletal Muscle

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have uncovered new details of the structure and function of an intracellular channel that controls the contraction of skeletal muscle.

Microbiome forecasting in the ocean

A new mathematical model developed at the University of British Columbia integrates environmental and molecular sequence information to better explain how microbial networks drive nutrient and energy cycling in marine ecosystems. The...Show More Summary

Drug Restores Hair Growth in Patients with Alopecia Areata

Seventy-five percent of patients with an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss had significant hair regrowth after treatment with ruxolitinib, according to a study from Columbia University Medical Center.

Exploring Oceanographer Canyon by mini-sub

Along the walls of Oceanographer Canyon, fish dart in and out of colorful anemone gardens and sea creatures send up plumes of sand and mud as they burrow. Bill Ryan, an oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,...Show More Summary

Shedding Light on the Mutational Landscape of the Most Common Pediatric Cancer

Researchers from Columbia University, Rutgers University, and other institutions have identified genomic alterations in pediatric relapsed ALL that cause both therapy resistance and improved clinical response to multi-agent chemotherapy treatment.

Europe's investigation of Apple's taxes actually began in the US (AAPL)

The European Union's probe into Apple's taxes was actually triggered by the US Senate. That's according to EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager, who spoke at a panel at Columbia University Wednesday. Back in 2013, a US Senate committee said Apple had quietly negotiated a special corporate tax rate of 2% or less in Ireland. Show More Summary

To understand the oceans' microbes, follow function, not form

A University of British Columbia mathematician may have discovered a key to understanding the constantly changing distribution of microbial species in the world's oceans—classify microorganisms by their biochemical function, rather than by their taxonomy.

Indonesia rejects U.S. research estimate of 100,000 'haze' deaths

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Harvard and Columbia university research showing smoke from land fires in Southeast Asia led to more than 100,000 premature deaths last year "makes no sense at all," an official at Indonesia's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

StanCon is coming! Sat, 1/21/2017

Save the date! The first Stan conference is going to be in NYC in January. Registration will open at the end of September.   When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 9 am – 5 pm   Where: Davis Auditorium, Columbia University 530 West 120th Street...Show More Summary

Nobel Laureate Economist Grades Trump’s Economic Plan for America

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate and a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, from 1995 to 1997. During an interview with Bloomberg News, the Columbia University professor was asked to speak of the impact of a President...Show More Summary

Hari Nef, Model Citizen

A few days before graduating from Columbia University, in May, 2015, the actress and model Hari Nef showed up at a Flatiron office building to meet Ivan Bart, the president of IMG, the agency that represents supermodels such as Kate Moss and Gigi Hadid. Show More Summary

‘Horny’ Columbia University professor fights sex charge

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A Columbia University professor accused of hitting on a subordinate claims she was the one who insulted him.

Marijuana May Alleviate America’s Opioid Crisis, New Study Suggests

Access to medical marijuana may be cutting down on the overall use of opioids, including prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet, new research suggests. In a study, researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health analyzed traffic fatality data from 1999-2013 for 18 U.S states. Show More Summary

Ellie Flanagan of Columbia Swim Club Gives Verbal to Kansas

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Ellie Flanagan of Columbia Swim Club in Columbia, Missouri, has made a verbal commitment to swim for University of Kansas beginning in 2016-17. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Ellie Flanagan of Columbia Swim Club Gives Verbal to Kansas

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