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How Should Communities Adapt to the Changing Climate?

A new database offers communities, leaders, and researchers unprecedented access to climate data and cutting-edge models.



Tian Zheng, the Statistics department chair, is developing innovative tools to confront climate change and the opioid epidemic.

Postpartum Medicaid extension legislation should be applauded, while understanding its limitations and seeking more solutions.

Columbia environmental scientist Catherine Ivanovich wants us to understand the impacts of the food we eat.

The discovery could lead to new types of drugs to prevent and treat the disease.

Students, faculty, and staff ventured beyond New York City to witness eclipse totality this week, and showed us what they saw.

Bree Zhang isn’t just a dentist-in-training. She’s a visual artist and musician, too.

A new study suggests that the Antarctic Circumpolar Current will continue to speed up, hastening ice loss.

Columbia biomedical engineers unveiled a groundbreaking new AI tool to study and diagnose heart function.


The findings suggest that those at the greatest risk are the least likely to receive postpartum mental health care.

A Columbia study showed that the technology can eradicate more than 99% of virus particles in a real-life setting outside a lab.

A new type of investigational therapeutic in development has shown unprecedented tumor-fighting abilities.

How the 1970 solar eclipse set me on the path to becoming a Columbia astronomy professor.