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In much of the global ocean, there’s evidence that iron-rich dust blowing from land has fertilized algae during cold periods, increasing uptake of

Minority neighborhoods where residents were long denied home loans have twice as many oil and gas wells as mostly white neighborhoods, says a new s

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed an algorithm that generates a soft whisper to block smart devices from listening in on conversat

In a new modeling study, researchers show how widely wind and solar potential vary by season and year, suggesting that backup energy sources may be

Heavy ions may be able to kill tumor cells more effectively than photons, while producing fewer effects on healthy nearby cells.

Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute and collaborators win a $9.1 million grant from the National Institutes of He

The highest concentrations were found in Hispanic communities, according to a new study by Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.

A massive landslide in British Columbia that set off a tsunami has been linked to Canada's receding West Grenville Glacier. 

A new type of UV light that's safe for people destroyed more than 98 percent of airborne microbes in a room within five minutes, according to new r

Think all fiber is equal? Think again.

People in Togo’s capital city are often exposed to unsafe levels of small particles in the air they breathe, says a new Columbia Climate School stu

By imaging living tissue, a high-speed 3D microscope developed at Columbia Engineering and Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute could transform surgery a