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On This Date In Cyber Doom History: An Example of Getting It So Wrong For So Long

23 hours agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

I recently returned from presenting at this year’s International Conference on Cyber Conflict in Tallinn, Estonia. In his presentation to a “Lessons Learned” panel at that conference, Jason Healey of Columbia University argued, “For twenty five years of the seventy five since Pearl Harbour, we have been talking about a [...]

Tax Panel At Today's National Business Law Scholars Conference At University Chicago

Tax panel at today's National Business Law Scholars Conference at the University of Chicago Law School: The Intersection of Business and Tax Law: Ilya Beylin (Columbia), Taxing Fictive Orders: How an Information Forcing Tax Can Reduce Manipulation and Distortion in Financial Product Markets Limor Riza (Carmel Academic Center), Charitable Contributions...

Louis Tomlinson Beams Alongside Pretty Girl Group, Harry Styles Against Brexit, Fobs Off Universal Records?

Louis Tomlinson may have finalized the line-up for the long-awaited girl group he’s planned for his label under Simon Cowell’s Syco banner. Meanwhile Harry Styles looks to have signed with Columbia Records, and social media activity suggests that the British star would have liked to have seen Britain vote “Remain” in today’s EU referendum. Show More Summary

Scientists identify ways to prevent heat-related deaths from climate change

By the 2080s, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City. The high estimate by Columbia University scientists is based on a new model--the first to account for variability...Show More Summary

University Of British Columbia Fires Director Of Creative Writing School Ove “Breach Of Trust”

“The school says acclaimed writer Steven Galloway was suspended in November of last year while an investigation was completed over what it said were serious allegations of misconduct. Addition complaints were also received after he was suspended and former B.C. Supreme Court justice Mary Ellen Boyd was appointed to conduct an investigation.”

Four NCI Cancer Centers Announce Landmark Research Consortium and Collaborations with Celgene

Today, The Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, and The TischShow More Summary

Aliens could alert us with lasers

An astronomer from Columbia University is saying that on top of our current method at discovering planets called the transit method. We may discover aliens through their use of lasers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.     ...

Researchers find better way to 'herd' electrons in solar fuel devices

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered a new way to optimize electron transfer in semi-conductors used in solar fuel solutions. The finding, published today in Nature Chemistry, could have a big impact on devices that convert sunlight into electricity and fuel. read more

ESPN to Award MIZZOU Losing Football Team for Joining Sham Race Protests

In November angry race protesters at the University of Missouri in Columbia forced the campus president and chancellor to resign.... The post ESPN to Award MIZZOU Losing Football Team for Joining Sham Race Protests appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Columbia Journal Of Tax Law Publishes Symposium On Reforming The IRS

The Columbia Journal of Tax Law has published Vol. 7, No. 1 (Symposium on Reforming the IRS, University of Minnesota Law School): Steve R. Johnson (Florida State), The Future of American Tax Administration: Conceptual Alternatives and Political Realities, 7 Colum. J. Tax. L. 5 (2016) Leandra Lederman (Indiana), IRS Reform:...

‘It pays to be white’: Missouri student avoids jail after threat to shoot ‘every black person I see’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A former student at the University of Missouri who threatened to shoot ‘every black person I see’ on the campus will not serve any prison time, reports the Columbia Daily Tribune. Hunter Park, 20, was given a three-year suspended sentence and five years of probation for posting online...

Columbia University Research On VR Sickness Prevention, Dynamic FOV Modification Showing Promise

Two researchers at Columbia University have discovered a promising technique for reducing VR sickness by scaling back your field of view when you move an avatar in virtual space. Preliminary findings are showing significant promise.

How elites and corruption have played havoc with Nairobi's housing

Jacqueline M Klopp, Columbia University and Jeffrey W Paller, Columbia University Following a heavy downpour and severe flooding, a building collapsed in the crowded Huruma neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 52 tenants. Show More Summary

Long-Term Care Insurance: Planning and Possible Alternatives

Credit One of Julianne Moore's most brilliant performances is in the 2014 movie 'Still Alice'. Moore's character, Dr. Alice Howland is a linguistics professor at Columbia University who is diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer's disease at age 50. Show More Summary

Genome sequencing helps determine end of tuberculosis outbreak

Using genome sequencing, researchers from the University of British Columbia, along with colleagues at the Imperial College in London, now have the ability to determine when a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak is over. read more

The commercial/noncommercial boundary

last weekIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

The Shifting Boundaries Between Commercial & Non-Commercial Speech Moderator: Vince Blasi, Corliss Lamont Professor of Civil Liberties, Columbia Law School Tamara Piety, Phyllis Hurley Frey Professor of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law: Book, Brandishing the First Amendment. Show More Summary

Putting CO2 away for good by turning it into stone

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Martin Stute, Columbia University We seriously need to do something about CO2 emissions. Besides shifting to renewable energy sources and increasing energy efficiency, we need to start putting some of the CO2 away before it reaches the atmosphere. Perhaps the impacts of human-induced climate change...

Columbia University Medical Center Dedicates the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced that its new, state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building will be named the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center. The building, dedicated last night on the CUMC campus in Northern Manhattan, will be officially open and in use in August 2016.

This 22-Year-Old Might Have Just Identified 4 New Planets

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

One 22-year-old's obsession with "Star Trek" just helped her make an astronomical discovery. Michelle Kunimoto, while working under University of British Columbia professor Jaymie Matthews, was searching through data from NASA's Kepler...Show More Summary

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