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Scientists Identify New Mechanism to Aid Cells Under Stress

A team of biologists has identified new details in a cellular mechanism that serves as a defense against stress. The findings potentially offer insights into tumor progression and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s...
26-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

NYU Researchers Develop New Assessment Tool to Combat Oral-Systemic Disease Across the Lifespan

NYU educators and clinicians have developed an educational and clinical innovation transitioning the traditional head, ears, eyes, nose, and throat (HEENT) examination to the addition of the teeth, gums, mucosa, tongue, and palate examination...
22-Jan-2015 10:40 AM EST

Rescuing Memories of Past Events: NYU Researchers Reveal How the Mundane Can Be Meaningful--and Remembered

It’s not surprising that our memories of highly emotional events, such as 9/11 or the birth of a child, are quite strong. But can these events change our memories of the past? NYU researchers report that emotional learning can lead to the...
15-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Disruptive Children Benefit From Tailored Classroom Intervention

A new study in the journal Early Childhood Research Quarterly finds that kindergartners and first graders with high maintenance temperaments showed less disruptive behavior and more active engagement and on-task behavior in the classroom, thanks to...
12-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

They See Flow Signals: Researchers Identify Nature of Fish’s “Sixth Sense”

A team of scientists has identified how a “sixth sense” in fish allows them to detect flows of water, which helps resolve a long-standing mystery about how these aquatic creatures respond to their environment.
12-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Do Infants Judge Others’ Language Proficiency? It Depends on Their Own, Research Shows

Monolingual infants expect others to understand only one language, an assumption not held by bilingual infants, a study by researchers at New York University and McGill University has found.
7-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

Cancer Prevention Guidelines May Lower Risk of Obesity-Linked Cancers

Low alcohol consumption and a plant-based diet, both healthy habits aligning with current cancer prevention guidelines, are associated with reducing the risk of obesity-related cancers, a New York University study shows.
5-Jan-2015 9:55 AM EST

Certainty in Our Choices Often a Matter of Time, Researchers Find

When faced with making choices, but lack sufficient evidence to guarantee success, our brain uses elapsed time as a proxy for task difficulty to calculate how confident we should be, a team of neuroscientists has found. Their findings help untangle...
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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