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Even Fish Societies Show Signs of Social Control and Nepotism

Cichlid fish largely ignore biological relatives who shirk responsibility while punishing non-family members who act the same way.

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New Columbia Business School research examines how governments and NGOs can use social media to reduce malaria transmission.

Cichlid fish largely ignore biological relatives who shirk responsibility while punishing non-family members who act the same way.

Jesús E. Pérez-Ortega is interested in technology that improves our understanding of the brain and treats neurological conditions.

Researchers found that areas with an elevated Social Vulnerability Index have higher than expected rates of tree growth.

When he isn’t teaching algebra at Columbia or abroad, Amadou Bah likes to soak up the cultural offerings on campus.

Columbia Zuckerman Institute researchers aim to learn more about multisensory learning by tracing connections in fruit fly brains.

A final report and suggestions will include input from students, faculty, researchers, and other constituents across the University.

The products are used by a large percentage of the population on a monthly basis.

A Columbia Zuckerman Institute research team has for the first time observed what is happening in the brain when curiosity arises.

A team led by Columbia researchers is developing a new vaccine that could be used by people who are immunocompromised.

A Columbia research team used biomimicry to create a device that may reduce the risk of rotator cuff re-tearing in patients.

The Langseth is currently docked at Brooklyn Navy Yard after mapping more than 150,000 square kilometers of ocean floor.