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NIR Light May Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Will Benefit Most from Chemotherapy

A new optical imaging system developed at Columbia University uses red and near-infrared light to identify breast cancer patients who will respond to chemotherapy. The imaging system may be able to predict response to chemotherapy as early as two...
9-Feb-2018 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


Columbia Engineers Win $4.7M DARPA Grant to Revolutionize Augmented Reality Glasses

Thanks to a DARPA grant, Columbia Engineers are working with colleagues at Stanford, UMass Amherst, and Trex Enterprises Corporation to develop a revolutionary lightweight glass that is able to dynamically monitor the wearer’s vision and display...
5-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Develop Flexible Lithium Battery for Wearable Electronics

Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a prototype of a high-performance flexible lithium-ion battery that demonstratesconcurrentlyboth good flexibility and high energy density. The battery is shaped like the human spine and allows...
31-Jan-2018 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


Blavatnik Family Foundation Provides $10 Million to Promote Engineering Innovations in Health

Columbia Engineering announces a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to fund innovative research at the intersection of engineering and health and to expedite the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough...
22-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Bioengineered Soft Microfibers Improve T-Cell Production

Columbia biomedical engineers design a new, biomaterials-based system that takes a soft approach to improving cell manufacturing and may bring new hope to cancer patients for T-cell therapy.
17-Jan-2018 6:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

NYC Health Department IDs 10 Outbreaks of Foodborne Illness Using Yelp Reviews Since 2012

The NYC Health Department announced that since 2012, 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness were identified through a computer system jointly created with Columbia University’s Department of Computer Science. Launched in 2012, the computer system...
10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Robotic Device Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Sunil Agrawal, professor of mechanical engineering and of rehabilitation and regenerative medicine at Columbia Engineering, working with Movement Disorders faculty from the department of neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, find that a...
20-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Develop Floating Solar Fuels Rig for Seawater Electrolysis

Chemical Engineering Prof Daniel Esposito has developed a novel photovoltaic-powered electrolysis device that can operate as a stand-alone platform that floats on open water. His floating PV-electrolyzer can be thought of as a “solar fuels rig”...
14-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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