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Climate change fuels significant increase in US forest fires

Climate change fuels significant increase in US forest fires

A new study confirms that human-induced climate change is fueling wildfires that are consuming western US forests.

Revealing the true hunting habits of Yankee whalers

Revealing the true hunting habits of Yankee whalers

Studying the hunting habits of nineteenth-century whalers gives scientists a clearer picture of the wildlife that inhabited particular places before settlers arrived.
Study: “Wheat sensitivity” is real

Study: “Wheat sensitivity” is real

New study reveals that wheat sensitivity may affect more than just celiac sufferers.
Some credence to clear-water revival

Some credence to clear-water revival

While the Hudson River is cleaner today than in 1984 when it was declared a Superfund cleanup site, recreational users should still be cautious.
Chemists discover key to improving solar power

Chemists discover key to improving solar power

Columbia chemists have found a way to safely use a more economical material in the manufacturing of solar power.
Penn Station in a brand new light

Penn Station in a brand-new light

Vishaan Chakrabarti has a plan to turn Penn Station into a public space as majestic as Grand Central Station.
Data mining reveals risky drug combos

Data mining reveals risky drug combos

The two most commonly prescribed medications, if combined, could put patients at risk for cardiac arrest.
Study Hall Research Briefs

Study Hall Research Briefs

Razzle-dazzle ’em; Pot payoff; Big dustup; Blue note; Mind over money; Enthusiasm gap; Toss the toupee

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