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NASA marks 10th anniversary of Columbia disaster

Space agency marks the anniversaries of the Columbia, Challenger, and Apollo 1 disasters with an emotional memorial service, vowing to do everything possible to prevent a recurrence.

By February 2, 2013

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By February 10, 2014

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NASA to pay tribute to its fallen astronauts

The space agency is remembering 17 astronauts who died in the Apollo 1, Space Shuttle Challenger, and Columbia disasters.

By January 29, 2014

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BioShock Infinite (trailer)

BioShock Infinite takes to the skies to the fictional floating city of Columbia in 1912.

March 24, 2013

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Low Latency No. 57: Well, that's one way to wipe away the debt

In Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite, the floating city of Columbia can sure be a lonely place.

By March 29, 2013

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Police chief threatens Facebook pot critic with arrest

The Interim Police Chief of Columbia, S.C., appears not to appreciate those who suggest his department should catch shooters rather than pot users. He replies that he suspects the poster "might be a criminal."

By November 2, 2013

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Anthropologist: Apple is a religion

Dr. Kirsten Bell of the University of British Columbia suggests that Cupertino is the home of something resembling a faith-based organization.

By October 25, 2012

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Prof strips, shows Hitler, 9/11 images to teach quantum mechanics

To cries of "Yay! Physics!" Columbia University Professor Emlyn Hughes creates performance art, in order to, allegedly, clear students' brains of "garbage."

By February 19, 2013

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Donate organs? No, grow them from scratch

Columbia researcher Nina Tandon believes that the era of engineered tissues -- think ultimately of a replacement kidney grown in the lab -- is just beginning.

By August 31, 2012

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Three lessons from changing jobs

I got a new job at Columbia University this week and here are some things I've already learned.

By July 13, 2012