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NYU Dental Researchers Awarded NIH Grant for Microbiome Research to Identify Biomarkers for Tongue Cancer

The research focuses on the oral microbiome and disruptions in its normal balance, using next-generation sequencing, new molecular technologies which now permit far more comprehensive analyses of the bacterial community in the mouth. Researchers...
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Does Music Mean? Sign Language May Offer an Answer, New Research Concludes

How do we detect the meaning of music? We may gain some insights by looking at an unlikely source, sign language, a newly released linguistic analysis concludes.
16-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Child’s Home Learning Environment Predicts 5th Grade Academic Skills

Children whose parents provide them with learning materials like books and toys and engage them in learning activities and meaningful conversations in infancy and toddlerhood are likely to develop early cognitive skills that can cascade into later...
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Use Machine Learning to Spot Counterfeit Consumer Products

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A team of researchers has developed a new mechanism that uses machine-learning algorithms to distinguish between genuine and counterfeit versions of the same product.
11-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Veterans Have Enrolled in College with Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which covers educational costs for veterans beyond tuition, has boosted college enrollment rates among veterans by 3 percentage points compared with the earlier G.I. Bill, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt.
9-Aug-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher Cognitive Abilities Linked to Greater Risk of Stereotyping, New Study Finds

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People with higher cognitive abilities are more likely to learn and apply social stereotypes, finds a new study. The results, stemming from a series of experiments, show that those with higher cognitive abilities also more easily unlearn stereotypes...
24-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dem. Rep. of Congo’s Kabila & Family Have Large Private Holdings, But Little Oversight, New Report Finds

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Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his family own, either partially or wholly, more than 80 companies and businesses in the country and abroad, according to a new report by New York University’s Congo...
20-Jul-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Memory Takes Time, Researchers Conclude

How short-term memories become long-term ones has frequently been explored by researchers. While a definitive answer remains elusive, NYU scientists Thomas Carew and Nikolay Kukushkin conclude that this transformation is best explained by a...
12-Jul-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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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

A Case Exemplar for National Policy Leadership: Expanding Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

A new article chronicles the beginnings of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and outlines its rise to nationwide acceptance. PACE is a viable and sustainable model of community-based long-term care that provides coordinated and...
4-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

#NYU #Physicists, Avail for Comment, Part of #Statistics Team Behind #Higgs Boson Discovery #Nobel

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

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