Technology

The "offset" four-pentagon die

You might think every company will use innovative technology it receives for free if that technology can increase profits by more than 10 percent. Professors Eric Verhoogen and Amit Khandelwal discovered that is not the case.

Digital technology is about to add big data to the bird enthusiast’s traditional tools of binoculars and a field guide.

Columbia announced today the 31 teams that have been selected to join the Columbia Startup Lab, one of a growing number of university initiatives engaged with New York City’s burgeoning startup sector and dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial talent.

USA Today launched its first website just days before the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, and its staff helped create a new kind of crisis storytelling in the aftermath.

The newest digital workspace on the Morningside campus, called Studio@Butler, isn’t much to look at. Designed to accommodate as many as 40 people, it is filled with movable tables and chairs that can be configured for groups of different sizes.

An electronic chip based on nanometer scale pores designed to study the properties of single biomolecules Image credit: Jacob Rosenstein and Prof. Kenneth Shepard

The word “nanos” is Greek for dwarf, and over time “nano” has come to refer to anything small, like the iPod nano. In science, however, it has a very precise definition: 10-9, or a billionth.

The rise of Internet search engines like Google has changed the way our brain remembers information, according to research by Columbia University psychologist Betsy Sparrow published July 14

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