William Levine has been appointed chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, succeeding Louis Bigliani, chair for the past 16 years.
A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, you can stock up on farm-fresh produce, bread, cheese, and more.
P&S systems biologists dive into huge databases of genomes, proteins, and metabolites to find new ways to target the world’s most deadly pathogens.
Scientists recently identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. Neuroscientist Eiman Azim discusses the work in a Q&A.
Kawasaki disease, the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children, may be caused by fungal particles or toxins carried on wind currents from northeastern China to Japan.
Columbia University School of Nursing has welcomed its largest enrollment of incoming combined BS/MS and MS students for the 2014–15 academic year, which starts in June.
Columbia researchers have taken a significant step forward toward deciphering the genetics of schizophrenia, which could have important implications for early detection of the condition.
The Uptown Arts Stroll, which showcases the work of 500 Upper Manhattan artists, kicks off on May 29 in Highbridge Park.
Magnetic device is alternative to multiple spine-lengthening surgeries for treating early-onset scoliosis.
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.