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The Behavior of Water: Scientists Find New Properties of H2O

A team of scientists has uncovered new molecular properties of water—a discovery of a phenomenon that had previously gone unnoticed.
13-Aug-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Are U.S. Cities Getting More or Less Violent? New Database Offers Mixed, But Optimistic, Picture

Violence has fallen in nearly all major U.S. cities since 1991. However, recent fluctuations in violence in selected cities point to temporary disruptions in this 17-year decline.
13-Aug-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Shorten the Length of MLB Games—and Make Them More Competitive? Researchers Have an “Out” Strategy

How can Major League Baseball shorten games, make them more competitive, and, perhaps, boost fan interest at the same time? One proposal comes from two researchers who outline a rule change based on a re-playing of 50 years of MLB games.
13-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Helps Determine Effectiveness of Interventions in Reducing Spread of HIV

Using genetic sequencing to understand the evolutionary relationships among pathogens, an international team of researchers—including several from the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at New York University—has developed a new...
30-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYU’s Extended Reality Experience “CAVE” to Premiere at SIGGRAPH, Aug. 12-16 in Vancouver

NYU's Future Reality Lab will premiere CAVE, a ground-breaking extended reality story, Aug. 12-16 at this year’s SIGGRAPH, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Center East.
6-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds that Aging Can Make It More Difficult to Swallow

As adults age, they all experience a natural loss of muscle mass and function. A new study finds that as the loss of muscle and function in the throat occurs it becomes more difficult for efficient constriction to occur while swallowing – which...
25-Jul-2018 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYU’s Sanjana Receives DARPA 2018 Young Faculty Award for Precise Gene Repair

NYU biologist Neville Sanjana has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s 2018 Young Faculty Award for his proposal to develop new tools for precise gene repair using CRISPR.
24-Jul-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How We See Others’ Emotions Depends on Our Pre-Conceived Beliefs

How we see emotions on another person’s face depends on our pre-conceived views of how we understand these emotions. The study makes new insights into how we recognize facial expressions of emotion, which is critical for successful interactions in...
19-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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NYU Professor Provides Insight into the Traumatic Implications of Separating Immigrant Children from their Parents

27-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Psychologist Available to Comment on 2020 U.S. Census Not Counting LGBTQ Americans

30-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Amidst Opioid Crisis, NYU Meyers' Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research Studying Prevention, Treatment of Opioid Abuse

The Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has increasingly focused its research on opioid abuse, both in urban and rural settings.
9-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST

NYU’s Tucker, Co-Author of New Book on How Communism Affected Political Attitudes, Available for Comment on Russia, Past & Present

NYU Professor Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on present and historical topics pertaining to Russia.
10-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT

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NYU’s Mitchell Stephens, Author of New Biography on Murrow and Cronkite Forerunner Lowell Thomas, Available for Comment on Journalism Past and in the Age of Trump

New York University Journalism Professor Mitchell Stephens, author of a new biography on broadcaster Lowell Thomas, a forerunner to Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, is available for comment on the role of journalism in the 20th century and in...
12-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Available for Comment on Post-Election Relations with U.S.

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on matters pertaining to U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration.
10-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST

What About that Special U.S.-Canada Relationship Now? NYU’s Remes Available for Comment

Jacob Remes, a clinical assistant professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is available for comment on a range of issues facing the U.S. and Canada and what, collectively, they signify under a new American president.
10-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Available for Comment on Post-Election Relations with U.S.

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on post-election U.S.-Russia relations.
24-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT

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