All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Columbia University’

ADHD Linked to Air Pollution, Research Suggests

A new study conducted by Columbia University has linked Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with air pollution in densely populated areas of New York City. The research was gathered by the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, and has revealed a possible link between PAH, or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and children developing ADHD. …

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Whites-Only Scholarship to be Changed at Columbia

As the costs for college continue to skyrocket, the task of finding money for higher education is now harder than ever. Though exclusionary scholarships tailored to certain kinds of students are often a way for those with a specific background (such as women who want to study Computer Science) to go to college, one prestigious U.S. university is now seeking …

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Dead in Columbia Dorm: Girl Found Dead on Easter Sunday

21-year-old Jessica Fingers was found dead on Easter Sunday in a Columbia University dorm room. According to a report from the New York Post, Fingers was found to be unresponsive by her boyfriend and another friend late on the morning of March 31. She was declared dead at the scene by first responders. Fingers had been a student at Columbia, …

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New Research Once Again Confirms That Pirates Are The Best Customers

The media industry really hates pirates. The companies that produce music, movies and everything else constantly berate pirates and tell the world that these people are destroying their business. These companies used to sue alleged file sharers, but now they’re content with just throttling the bandwidth of accused pirates. A new study suggests they may want to rethink their tactics. …

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