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Research & Discovery

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.

Billowing smoke in the sky, caused by fire in a the mountains
Study Bolsters Claim that Climate Change is Driving Many California Wildfires

Scientists find a five-fold jump in areas burned in the last 40 years, with 2018 setting a record of 1.7 million acres.

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.

Lance Freeman in a dark gray suit smiling, standing on a glass ramp that looks over a tree on the right and other floors on the left.
Lance Freeman
Professor and Author Lance Freeman on Books and Writers Who Inspire Him

Who would he invite to dinner? W.E.B. DuBois, Robert Weaver and Ann Petry.

 

 

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