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Research & Discovery

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Can the Brain Guide Treatment for OCD?

A study holds promise for helping people find obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) therapies that work.

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Overactive Cell Metabolism Linked to Biological Aging

A team led by Columbia researchers has discovered that human cells with impaired mitochondria expend more energy, increasing the rate at which cells age.

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High-Performance Visible-Light Lasers That Fit on a Fingertip

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have created ultra-small lasers of very pure colors from near-ultraviolet to near-infrared, with exciting implications for technology.

NATIONAL & GLOBAL AFFAIRS

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Huma Abedin Discusses Her Life and Career

SIPA welcomed Huma Abedin, the longtime aide and adviser to Hillary Clinton, for a discussion of her 2021 memoir, "Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds."

Carlo Del Toro,  secretary of the U.S. Navy, and SIPA students
SIPA Hosts Secretary of the Navy

As part of Carlos Del Toro’s visit, SIPA hosted a lunch for selected students from the United States and other countries. 

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The Knight First Amendment Institute and El Faro Journalists Sue NSO Group Over Spyware

The lawsuit says that the use of malicious software to surveil and intimidate journalists threatens press freedom around the world.