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New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
Aerobic exercise is known to improve cognition in the elderly; a new Columbia study shows it’s good for adults as young as 20.
- December 20, 2017
Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
- December 18, 2017
Glasses that block blue light may help people with insomnia get more sleep, a new CUMC study has found.
- December 14, 2017
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- November 15, 2017
A new study from Columbia University sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
- October 16, 2017
Two research teams at Columbia University Medical Center have received grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help build a Human Cell Atlas.
- October 4, 2017
Joachim Frank discusses the call from Sweden and his work using cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the three-dimensional shapes of biological molecules.