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When hearing loss becomes so severe that hearing aids no longer help, a cochlear implant not only amplifies sounds but also lets people hear speech clearly. Music is a different story.
Columbia University scientists have developed a new optical technique to study how information is transmitted in the brains of mice.
Several research groups from Columbia Engineering are teaming up with NYC Media Lab and Verizon to advance their projects in media technologies.
Three Columbia Engineering professors—Matei Ciocarlie (Mechanical Engineering), Roxana Geambasu (Computer Science), and Daniel Hsu (Computer Science)—have won 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships.

Research done by professors and their grad students in U.S. universities labs are being turned into commercial products and life saving drugs and devices thanks to an act of Congress – and the efforts of technology transfer offices in schools like Stanford and Columbia.

Researchers have successfully disrupted a genetic chain of events in a mouse model of schizophrenia and reversed memory deficits, one of the disorder’s most difficult-to-treat symptoms.
Computer Science Professor Shree Nayar and Makoto Odamaki, a visiting scientist from Ricoh Corporation, have developed Cambits, a modular imaging system that enables the user to create a wide range of computational cameras.
APEIRON Biologics AG announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Columbia University through their technology transfer office, Columbia Technology Ventures.
Mutations in more than 20 genes are known to cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, but much of what we know about the disease has been learned from mouse models with mutations in just one gene, SOD1, the first gene linked to ALS.
Computer Science Professor Steven Bellovin has been appointed the first Technology Scholar by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).