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A new network of 25 regional stroke centers and satellite facilities - the NIH Stroke Trials Network - is working to change the way stroke research is conducted in the U.S. Despite advances of the last two decades, stroke remains a major public health problem.
It's a ship tied to two critical points in American history: Sept. 11, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War.
An independent write-in candidate who ran in the primary to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Los Angeles, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging California's ban on write-in contenders in the general election.
Columbia University Assistant Professor of Anthropology Audra Simpson speaks about her Kahnawake roots and the Mohawk identity in her book, Mohawk Interruptus.
Will Miller, Ph.D., a therapist, instructor at Purdue University and former comedian, Dr. Miller's presentation will combine groundbreaking research with hilarious comedy at The Holmstad.
Columbia University scientists say they've determined wood used in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773 - three years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence and start of the Revolutionary War.
Editor's note: On occasion, Checkpoint will feature work from U.S. service members and veterans.
With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history.
In an age of anti-elitism, the elitists have developed a neat trick for reveling in their privilege while seemingly .
A new lawsuit challenging protections for public school teachers was filed Monday, this time in New York.
Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.
After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
Researchers long stumped by the mysterious history of an 18th-century ship uncovered at the World Trade Center have finally discovered its origins - thanks to tree rings, according to a new study.
Columbia University's Alma Mater statue marked with red tape in support of victims of sexual assault.
Herzog, a 1986 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine , has been the director of the division of gynecologic oncology at Columbia University since 2004.
Who said racism was a non-issue in America? Hundreds of Columbia University teachers and students voiced outrage Wednesday over a noose found hang There are varying views on gun rights and gun control in America, and since Barack Obama was elected president, the right has been whipping up their If there is any kind of silver lining lurking in ... (more)
Leo Vroman, a Dutch scientist, artist and poet who lived in the US for many years, died in February of this year.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 01:22 am
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