COVID-19 presents an unprecedented predicament: Every day, leaders must make momentous decisions with life or death consequences for many—but there is a dearth of data. In this interview with Impakter, Oded Netzer - a Columbia business professor and Data Science Institute

Columbia University is at the frontier between AI and biotech, especially in coronavirus research. Two graduates of the Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University - Andrew Satz and Brett Averso - are using AI in coronavirus research, relying on computational

In 2019 there are more trends in tech than ever before—ranging from wearable tech to blockchain solutions. Many of these trends have been dubbed as ‘the next big thing,’ as people scramble to identify what is going to be the

The United Nations released 17 Sustainable Development Goals to push our world towards a sustainable future. These ambitious goals focus on influencing the economic initiatives by individuals to be more impact driven. Here is the third installment of Impakter’s #Startups4Good

For this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, we are shifting our focus from pollution and agriculture to another major area of concern for the United States: healthcare. It’s no secret that the US Healthcare system has its issues, primary among them

Cardiovascular diseases have proved to be a serious challenge for humanity. In 2016, they took the lives of 17.9 million people worldwide, which accounts for 31% of all deaths globally. The public health community has listed a number of factors

Today, there are many hotly-debated issues that polarize politics in America and the world alike. Healthcare should not be one of those issues. It is not difficult to see that the current American healthcare system is critically flawed when one’s

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