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  1. New Analysis Sets a Space & Time Zone for Complex LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Universe Today

    ... what effect a nearby GRB could have on life has been raised for decades. In 1974, Dr. Malvin Ruderman of Columbia University considered the consequences of a nearby supernova on the ozone layer of the Earth and on terrestrial life. His and ...


  2. Autistic people see faces differently: Condition causes brain to...Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Daily Mail

    ... their brains - places where where neurons connect and communicate, a new study has found. Scientists at Columbia University in New York believe that the surplus synapses are created because of a lack of 'pruning' that normally occurs early in life. ...


  3. Connecticut Innovations Invests $500,000 in eBreviaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... $500,000 in eBrevia , a legal technology company commercializing artificial intelligence developed at Columbia University to assist corporate attorneys, in-house counsel, and business executives in performing contract-related tasks more efficiently, ...


  4. Shakespeare first folio, with handwritten notes, found in small library in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... Catholic culture. “It's a little like archaeology,” James Shapiro, a Shakespeare expert at Columbia University, said. “Where we find a folio tells us a little bit more about who was reading Shakespeare, who was valuing ...


  5. Placebo boosts brain activity in Parkinson's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... get on with normal daily life. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder) and Columbia University, New York, NY, report their findings in the journal Nature Neuroscience . Previous studies have suggested that the brain ...


  6. Research findings highlight power of expectations to drive brain activity in Parkinson's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical News

    Learning-related brain activity in Parkinson's patients improves as much in response to a placebo treatment as to real medication, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Columbia University. Past research has shown that while Parkinson's disease is a neurological reality, the brain systems involved may also be affected by a patient's expectations about treatment.


  7. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation studied for stroke rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Institute of Chicago; Indiana University; Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Massachusetts; Columbia University; Burke Rehabilitation Center in New York; Duke University, University of Cincinnati; and TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Texas. MLA ...


  8. Shakespeare Folio Discovered in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... connection to Catholic culture. "It's a little like archaeology," James Shapiro, a Shakespeare expert at Columbia University, said. "Where we find a folio tells us a little bit more about who was reading Shakespeare, who was valuing him." The folio, ...


  9. Education Department moves to regulate teacher trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... April 2019, well into the next administration. Arthur Levine, former president of Teachers College at Columbia University and a critic of teacher preparation programs, said the country needs urgent action: "Our colleges and universities have waited ...


  10. New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the AccusedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Whitney Tilson's School Reform Blog

    As the Columbia University student tells it, the encounter was harmless fun: A female freshman invited him into her suite bathroom, got a condom, took off her clothes and had sex with him. But as that young woman later described it to university officials, the encounter was not consensual.


  11. Dr. Edgar Housepian; led quake relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... 1988 earthquake in Armenia, has died. He was 86 and a resident of Englewood. As a neurosurgeon and Columbia University professor, Dr. Housepian was among a triumvirate of community leaders - the others were Archbishop Torkom Manoogian, head of the ...


  12. Tumult continues at 'Today'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... er relationship with her management," said Richard Wald, a former network news executive now teaching at Columbia University. "There isn't a simple answer."


  13. Cocoa flavanols reduce memory loss from aging, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Antioxidant flavanols naturally found in cocoa may be able to reverse some age-related memory loss, according to a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience . The study was conducted by researchers from Columbia University, New York University and Mars, Inc. Previous research by scientists including Dr. Scott A. Small, MD, senior author of the new study, has shown that age-related memory loss is associated with changes that take place in the dentate gyrus, a region of the brain located within the hippocampus.


  14. Perfect Pitch winners prove staying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    ... who have won." The top three emerged from a field that included 12 businesses and one nonprofit from the Columbia University community. The competition's prize was coverage in Crain's . This is the last of three reports on how the winners have ...


  15. Best 20 Law Schools in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Journal

    ... in law firms that employ over 500 people, and most of the remainder works for the federal government. Columbia University has a 21% acceptance rate, and a 98% employment rate. Columbia has the highest post-graduation employment rate of all of the ...


  16. DV targets depression and suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pike County Courier

    A 2011 study by Centers for Disease Control, Columbia University reports that nationally: 20 percent of teens suffer from a mental disorder at some point. 16 percent of high school students have serious suicidal thoughts.


  17. If colleges were 'Hunger Games' districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | USA Today

    ... anymore. The Capitol is known for its power and elite prowess, and the school that seems most similar is Columbia University. Nestled in a Manhattan neighborhood in New York City, Columbia falls within the top five universities ranked by U.S. and ...


  18. Europe's Season of Political Discontent Rung In by UKIP VictoryRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Bloomberg

    "The markets have a lot to worry about," Edmund Phelps, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at Columbia University in New York, said in an interview before the British vote.


  19. Rolls-Royce to eliminate 200 plant jobs, trim engineering forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... a grand tradition of IBJ staffers educated in Indianapolis public schools. After graduating from Columbia University, he stumbled into print journalism, thanks to a Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship at The Indianapolis Star. Among his favorite gigs were ...


  20. Japan and Abenomics: Riding to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Economist

    ... for economic reforms, seems to favour sticking to the timetable. In reality, argues Gerald Curtis of Columbia University, the radical action taken by Mr Kuroda, a staunch advocate of a hike in the consumption tax in order to maintain the country's ...