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New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Pulling Support for Columbia University

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New York NY, Antisemitism has soared both nationally and globally since Hamas’s Oct. 7 attack on Israel, with U.S. colleges in particular taking heat for their handling of the situation.

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The Fountain of Youth, Maybe not : Stress study shows Graying Hair is Reversible

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Ridgewood NJ, Scientists from Columbia University have identified the proteins in hair that drive the process of graying and demonstrated how graying might be reversed. The scientists measured hair color changes over several weeks along with the study participants’ stress levels. They found a high correlation between stress levels and hair color, including cases where hair graying reversed after an individual’s stress was alleviated. Mitochondria play a key role in the process.

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Columbia University Researchers Successfully Store ‘Data’ Inside DNA of Living Bacteria

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New York NY, A team led by Columbia University ’s Harris Wang has been working on doing just this for the last couple of years. Most recently, the team managed to electrically encode 72 bits of data to write the string of letters “Hello world!” into a population of bacterial cells.

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