Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
The drone will collect air samples near industrial smokestacks and help scientists learn how pollutants disperse in the environment.
A new computer model can predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks in each neighborhood of New York City.
In Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia, new infections are falling and the percentage of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing.
A global drop in adolescent fertility rates is partly due to rising national wealth and increased educational spending, Mailman researchers have found.
New York City children who engaged in vigorous daily exercise had greater exposure to black carbon than children who were less active, according to Columbia researchers.