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Research & Discovery

Map of China shows the effects of a status quo type of strategy, where climate change and rising air pollution emissions cause premature deaths
By Cutting Ozone Pollution Now, China Could Save 330,000 Lives by 2050

Ozone pollution is already dangerously common in China, causing an estimated 67,000 premature deaths a year.

Nuclear explosion on Marshall Islands
Radiation in Parts of Marshall Islands is Higher Than Chernobyl

A Columbia study suggests residents should not return to uninhabited islands until areas are cleaned and further assessed for safety.

Squiggly lines across a sheet of paper.
EEG Scan
Scientists Use EEG to Detect Who Might Emerge from a Coma

Nearly one in seven brain-injured patients shows early evidence of hidden consciousness and are more likely to recover.

Arts & Humanities

An image of a man and an image of a woman from the Journal des Dames et des Modes.
Two illustrations from the Journal des Dames et des Modes. The Morgan Library & Museum.
What They Wore: Art Historian Spotlights Revolutionary Fashion Magazine

Professor Anne Higonnet's students created a website and an Instagram account for the Journal des dames et des modes.

Woman with short black hair wearing a black shirt and black jacket looking at the camera with
Professor Sharon Marcus on Books, Fame and Her Ideal Dinner Guests

Sarah Bernhardt, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn and Maria Callas would be there. It would not end well. 

 

 

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