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Wendy Chung started medical school the same year that the daunting project of sequencing the human genome began.
Most people probably think that we perceive the five basic tastes—sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savory)—with our tongue, which then sends signals to our brain “telling” us what we’ve tasted.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center have received a four-year, $8.56 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) /National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
V. Faye McNeill, associate professor of chemical engineering, was recently awarded the Kenneth T. Whitby Award by the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR).
Working at the cutting edge of physics at the nanoscale, Aron Pinczuk and Shalom Wind are developing new ways to access quantum mechanical phenomena by manipulating matter at nanoscale dimensions.
The Office of the President and Columbia Entrepreneurship announced today that Steve Blank, a pioneer in teaching aspiring entrepreneurs about innovation and the creation of startups, has been appointed a Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship.
Columbia University will lead a $1.25 million project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to share data, tools and ideas for tackling some of the big challenges facing the northeastern United States.
Two and a half years into her tenure, School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Mary Boyce has brought renewed energy to the school.
Richard M. Osgood, Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and professor emeritus of applied physics, has been awarded the 2015 IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award.
In creating what looks to be a simple children’s musical instrument—a xylophone with keys in the shape of zoo animals—computer scientists at Columbia Engineering, Harvard, and MIT have demonstrated that sound can be controlled by 3D-printing shapes.