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An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube

Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates.

An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube

Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates.
Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold
Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold
Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like an insult, but I mean it mostly earnestly: I am a chaplain
Smartphone case augments touchscreens with physical buttons, scroll wheels

Smartphone case augments touchscreens with physical buttons, scroll wheels

A customizable smartphone case provides a more tactile experience compared to touchscreens. Vidgets, created by Snap researchers and Columbia University students, translates input through mechanical
Excluding minorities from Alzheimer’s research is wrong—and it’s keeping us from finding a cure

Excluding minorities from Alzheimer’s research is wrong—and it’s keeping us from finding a cure

There are lots of ways to be more inclusive in research, but it will require scientific leadership to build trust in different communities.
In response to Trump admin’s announcement of mass deportations, Columbia University offering ‘stress management’ group for illegal immigrants

In response to Trump admin’s announcement of mass deportations, Columbia University offering ‘stress management’ group for illegal immigrants

Columbia University in New York is offering a variety of resources for illegal immigrant students who feel alienated by the Trump administration's promise of mass deportation from the United States.
When Public School Starts at Age 3

When Public School Starts at Age 3

The nation’s capital offers a popular pre-K program that leaves new parents with just three years of child care to cover.
Top American universities are doubling down on their presence across Africa

Top American universities are doubling down on their presence across Africa

Colleges are establishing satellite branches, research centers, or specialized offshoot programs to attract more African students.
Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Have Missed This Nobel Prize Winner

Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Have Missed This Nobel Prize Winner

I.I. Rabi came up with the idea behind M.R.I.s. Who brought it to fruition? A man whose family fled genocide.
Scientists have discovered a sea of fresh water under the ocean

Scientists have discovered a sea of fresh water under the ocean

An undersea aquifer off the US Atlantic coast has vast stores of low-salinity groundwater.
Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone

It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having
An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?
An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?
An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?