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Third solo exhibition by Chloe Piene in Berlin on view at Galerie Barbara Thumm

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Galerie Barbara Thumm presents the third solo exhibition by Chloe Piene in Berlin. Born in the United States to German and Jewish parents, Piene received her Bachelor?s Degree in Art History from Columbia University. Her work throughout...Show More Summary

Crowley’s Plagiarism More Extensive Than Thought

“Monica Crowley, who is slated to serve in a top national security communications role in Donald Trump’s presidential administration, plagiarized thousands of words of her 2000 dissertation for her Columbia University Ph.D.,” CNN reports. “On Monday, Politico reported that it [...]

Medical imaging innovator Christine Hendon wins Presidential honor

(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Christine Hendon, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has won the Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE), the highest honor the US government gives to young scientists and engineers. Show More Summary

Columbia, NewYork-Presbyterian and non-profit Life Raft Group form cancer partnership

(Columbia University Medical Center) Collaboration will investigate the efficacy of a system biology approach to identifying treatment options for patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

Columbia's Dental College and University of Puerto Rico form oral health partnership

(Columbia University Medical Center) The partnership aims to advance oral health through community-based research, education, and patient care.

Medical devices: Mini machines deliver drugs

4 days agoAcademics : Nature

A small device with moving parts can release drugs and be wirelessly controlled after being placed in the body.Sau Yin Chin and Samuel Sia at Columbia University in New York and their colleagues used biocompatible hydrogels to build the device, which is just over

Pumping iron is good for the heart, UBC researchers show

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Just one session of interval weight-training can improve the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.

Common Epilepsies Share Genetic Overlap with Rare Types

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian showed that several genes implicated in rare forms of pediatric epilepsy also contribute to common forms of the disorder.

Monica Crowley Also Plagiarized Her Dissertation

Monica Crowley, Donald Trump's choice for a top national security communications position, plagiarized multiple sections of her dissertation for her Columbia University Ph.D. in international relations, according to a Politico Magazine investigation published Tuesday. Show More Summary

This May Be the Best Explanation Yet For That Mysterious ‘Alien Megastructure’

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A new paper from Columbia University suggests that Tabby’s star—the celestial object voted most likely to host an alien megastructure—is acting weirdly because it recently annihilated an entire planet, and the shattered remains of that planet are now producing strange flickering effects. It’s probably the best theory… Read more...

Transfusions of "Old" Blood May Harm Some Patients

Blood transfusions with the oldest blood available could be harmful for some patients, finds Columbia University researchers. The investigators recommend reducing the maximum blood storage limit from 6 to 5 weeks.

(I Have Seen EVERYTHING Now) The Rapping Negro Teacher/Confidence Man From COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Is Given A Platform On PBS "News Hour" To Narrate His Version Of The Reasons Why There Are So Few Black Male Teachers In America - Where MASS INCARCERATION Ensu

(IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT PISSES ME OFF - watch this video of FRAUD, performed in an UNCONTESTED 'SAFE SPACE' known as the "PBS Broadcast Studios" ) As I was typing this title I had to get up to walk over to my television to put it on...Show More Summary

Chris Emdin: Why are There So Few Black Male Teachers?

'Why are there so few black male teachers? Chris Emdin of Columbia University suggests that a cycle of failure haunts students and their teachers. Students act out, so teachers tighten the rules; more restrictions combined with dull and irrelevant curricula cause students to fail, and teachers quit -- thinking it’s their fault. Show More Summary

The U.S. is becoming more racially diverse. But Democrats may not benefit.

In the aftermath of the presidential election, the Democratic Party has been in the midst of a heated debate over “identity politics,” ignited partly by an op-ed by the Columbia University intellectual historian Mark Lilla. Lilla and his supporters argue that Hillary Clinton’s campaign focused too much on reaching out to specific groups, especially minorities, […]

The Graphic Beauty of Vintage Bookplates

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The University of British Columbia Library has digitized hundreds of highly personalized bookplates from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The post The Graphic Beauty of Vintage Bookplates appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Radar reveals meltwater's year-round life under Greenland ice

(The Earth Institute at Columbia University) When summer temperatures rise in Greenland and the melt season begins, water pools on the surface, and sometimes disappears down holes in the ice. That water may eventually reach bedrock, creating a slipperier, faster slide for glaciers. Show More Summary

On the Ground: An Interview With The Founders of Columbia University’s First South Asian Feminism(s) Alliance

The Founders of SAFA In the fall semester of 2015, the first ever South Asian Feminism(s) Alliance (SAFA) was introduced to Columbia University. SAFA founders and Barnard alumnae Sarika Kumar, Mallika Walia, and Kaavya Mahajan created...Show More Summary

How This Columbia Professor Stays Optimistic While Researching Cancer

Author and professor at Columbia University, Siddhartha Mukherjee, discusses what keeps him motivated amidst writing about heavy topics.

New study finds girls feel unprepared for puberty

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Girls from low-income families in the US are unprepared for puberty and have largely negative experiences of this transition. A new study on the puberty experiences of African-American,...Show More Summary

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