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Goldilocks Principle Wrong for Particle Assembly: Too Hot & Too Cold Is Just Right

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Microscopic particles that bind under low temperatures will melt as temperatures rise to moderate levels, but re-connect under hotter conditions, a team of New York University scientists has found. Their discovery points to new ways to create...
20-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

NYU Supports Campaign to Train the Next Generation of STEM Teachers

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NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development joins 100Kin10 in the launch of “Blow Minds, Teach STEM,” a campaign to inspire undergraduates and recent graduates with strong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...
14-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Children Understand Familiar Voices Better Than Those of Strangers

Familiar voices can improve spoken language processing among school-age children, according to a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. However, the advantage of hearing a familiar voice only helps children...
6-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

NYU Study Finds Relationship Between Neighborhood Drug Sales and Drug Use

The study looks at neighborhood factors as a cause to explain illicit drug use, exploring the associations between the perceived frequency of drug sales, drug use, and peer attitudes towards drug use.
1-Oct-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise

New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their “eyes on the prize” may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help...
1-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

At Dusk & Dawn: Scientists Pinpoint Biological Clock’s Synchronicity

Scientists have uncovered how pacemaker neurons are synchronized at dusk and dawn in order to maintain the proper functioning of their biological clocks. Their findings enhance our understanding of how sleep-wake cycles are regulated and offer...
24-Sep-2014 10:25 AM EDT

Study Explores Drug Users’ Opinions on Genetic Testing

Published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, the study, “Perceptions of genetic testing and genomic medicine among drug users,” gauged drug users’ attitudes and understandings of genetics and genetic testing through six focus groups....
23-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Video Blinds Us to the Evidence

Where people look when watching video evidence varies wildly and has profound consequences for bias in legal punishment decisions, a team of researchers at NYU and Yale Law School has found. This study raises questions about why people fail to be...
23-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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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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