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With Drones, Geophysics and ArtificiaI Intelligence, Researchers Prepare to Do Battle Against Land Mines

Finding land mines on foot with a metal detector is slow and dangerous, so scientists are making the process faster and safer.


Buried Under the Ice

The Washington Post
August 25, 2023


A PhD candidate who worked for OpenAI and Apple discusses natural language processing, AI hallucinations, and deep fakes.

On April 18, Julia Gonski, a postdoc, will deliver a public talk on new research in particle physics.

The findings expand on a smaller study that assessed the development of babies born during the first wave of the pandemic.

The research supports the idea that Alzheimer's is caused by the accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain.

It will be the first ever research-to-practice center devoted to optimal health for both parents-to-be and the developing infant.

Carr's current work explores how galaxies' atmosphere keeps them from forming too many stars.

It was the first time the procedure was performed in the northeastern United States.

Columbia faculty reflect on the promises and perils of artificial intelligence and how it will shape the future.

Scientists quickly pronounced the heat wave unprecedented. A new paper offers proof that it really was.

Black and low-income Americans would likely reap the most benefits from regulations on fine particulate air pollutants.

The prize recognizes his extraordinary contributions to protecting and improving the public’s health. 

Faculty continue to assess the impact of COVID-19 and identify ways to prevent the next pandemic.