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Aug 29, 2014

Zephyr Teachout running mate, Tim Wu, gaining momentum

A little-known Columbia University law professor with the twitter handle @superwuster is rapidly becoming a key player in New York politics... #Columbia University #Zephyr Teachout

Aug 22, 2014

Hitchhiking robot reaches journey's end in Canada

HitchBot, assembled from household odds and ends by university professors Frauke Zeller and David Smith, was to reunite with its creators at an art gallery in Victoria, British Columbi... #Canada #British Columbia

Aug 13, 2014

Columbia University students fume after administration cancels popular events

Columbia University students are fuming over their administration’s decision to cancel a fall concert and place another popular event under review, following a federal complaint filed by dozens of students over the Ivy League school’s handling of all... #Canada #British Columbia

Aug 14, 2014

Camera kit puts engineering, photography at kids' fingertips

A Columbia University professor's DIY digital camera kit can get kids to focus and learn in a flash... #Canada #British Columbia

Aug 21, 2014

Teenagers who get fewer than six hours sleep are 20% more likely to be obese in later life

Researchers at Columbia and North Carolina universities compared 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night with those who got eight... #Canada #British Columbia

Aug 25, 2014

Genes determine the level of hangover pain you endure the morning after the night before

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia studied 4,000 people from the Australian Twin Registry, and found genetic factors accounted for 45 per cent of the difference in hangover frequency in women and 40 per cent in men... #Canada #British Columbia

Aug 27, 2014

Teachout tours, Cuomo continues Rose Garden strategy

Insurgent Democrat Zephyr Teachout is hitting the campaign trail this week, while her target, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, continues a classic Rose Garden strategy. Teachout, a Fordham University professor and liberal critic of Cuomo, is challenging the inc... #Columbia University #Fordham University #Pennsylvania #Franklin D. Roosevelt #Andrew Cuomo #Long Island Power Authority #Zephyr Teachout #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Uniondale, NY #Rob Astorino #Working Families Party #Extell #Buffalo, NY

Aug 29, 2014

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

(AP) -- College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in G... #West Africa #South Carolina #North Dakota #Sierra Leone #Liberia #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #SUNY, Buffalo #Republic of Guinea

Aug 21, 2014

What causes autism? Scientists discover people with the condition have too many brain 'connections'

Those with the condition have too many synapses - places where where neurons connect and communicate - in their brains, say Columbia University researchers... #West Africa #South Carolina #North Dakota #Sierra Leone #Liberia #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #SUNY, Buffalo #Republic of Guinea

Aug 12, 2014

Cats DECODED: DNA of domestic creature fully sequenced for the first time - and it could shed light on diseases such as AIDS

An international team of scientists have been able to sequence the genome of Cinnamon, an Abyssinian cat living at the University of Missouri in Columbia... #University of Missouri #Columbia, MO