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Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

With TAVR, the only incision is a small hole in the groin where a catheter is inserted. Traditional surgery involves cracking open the ribs and stopping the heart to insert the new valve.
Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

With TAVR, the only incision is a small hole in the groin where a catheter is inserted. Traditional surgery involves cracking open the ribs and stopping the heart to insert the new valve.
Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

With TAVR, the only incision is a small hole in the groin where a catheter is inserted. Traditional surgery involves cracking open the ribs and stopping the heart to insert the new valve.

Barbara Low, Whose Research Identified the Shape of Penicillin, Dies at 98

Her work with Dorothy Hodgkin unleashed a bonanza of lifesaving antibiotics and gave other female scientists a foothold in a male-dominated field.

Barbara Low, Whose Research Identified the Shape of Penicillin, Dies at 98

Her work with Dorothy Hodgkin unleashed a bonanza of lifesaving antibiotics and gave other female scientists a foothold in a male-dominated field.
Essay: We Broke the Same Bone. My Recovery Was a Breeze, Hers an Ordeal. Why?

Essay: We Broke the Same Bone. My Recovery Was a Breeze, Hers an Ordeal. Why?

An X-ray of a foot with a serious fifth metatarsal fracture, in orange.
Bancroft Prize for History Is Awarded to 2 Scholars

Bancroft Prize for History Is Awarded to 2 Scholars

David W. Blight, whose book was called “a definitive portrait” of Frederick Douglass.

CBD-Infused Food and Drinks Have Been Banned From NYC Restaurants and Bars

The days of Fat Cat's CBD brownies are over (at least for now).
And the Band Played Until Someone Complained

And the Band Played Until Someone Complained

For decades, Orgo Night has been a way for Columbia students to blow off steam. This year, it seems to have lost the “war on fun.”
Columbia Researchers Developed Technology That Can Translate Brain Activity Into Words

Columbia Researchers Developed Technology That Can Translate Brain Activity Into Words

The breakthrough system, using artificial intelligence and speech synthesizers, could someday give a voice to those who lost theirs due to an accident or illness.
Columbia Researchers Developed Technology That Can Translate Brain Activity Into Words

Columbia Researchers Developed Technology That Can Translate Brain Activity Into Words

The breakthrough system, using artificial intelligence and speech synthesizers, could someday give a voice to those who lost theirs due to an accident or illness.
Marie Kondo’s brilliant interpreter is the unsung hero of the KonMari phenomenon

Marie Kondo’s brilliant interpreter is the unsung hero of the KonMari phenomenon

To love Marie Kondo is to love her interpreter, who incidentally is also named Marie. For the past three years, 35-year-old writer Marie Iida has…
Columbia University Economics Professor Quits Twitter After Huawei Article Backlash

Columbia University Economics Professor Quits Twitter After Huawei Article Backlash

Sachs, who is director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development, had more than 260,000 followers on Twitter.
How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

This woman in a refugee camp in Bangladesh is among those raped and impregnated by soldiers. After she gave birth to a son, her husband blamed her for the rape and abandoned her.
‘I Just Love White Men’: White Man Aims Racist Rant at Columbia Students of Color

‘I Just Love White Men’: White Man Aims Racist Rant at Columbia Students of Color

An episode involving a white Columbia student and students of color comes less than two weeks after a professor’s office was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.