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NYU Research: Shedding Light on Genetic Switches


The study, “Brachyury, Foxa2 and the cis-Regulatory Origins of the Notochord,” published December 18, 2015, in PLOS Genetics, analyzes the regions of DNA that switch on gene expression in the notochord, called notochord cis-regulatory modules...
28-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Shed New Light on Regulation of Repetitive DNA Sequences

A pair of studies by a team of scientists has shed new light on the nature of a particular type of DNA sequences—tandem DNA repeat arrays—that play important roles in transcription control, genome organization, and development.
25-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Four Factors Predict Neurodevelopmental Outcomes for Children with Low Birth Weight

Four factors – medical complications at birth, maternal education, early motor assessments, and early cognitive assessments – help predict later cognitive function and motor performance for children born early and at a very low birth weight,...
27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYU’s Bluestone Center for Clinical Research and UCLA Awarded $2.4M from NIH to Further Study the Use of Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids to Suppress Chronic Cancer Pain

The purpose of the five-year, $2,494,784 R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI) is to test PRCBs for oral cancer and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy pain reduction.
27-Jan-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Shed New Light on Workings of Genetic Regulation

A team of scientists has uncovered greater intricacy in protein signaling than was previously understood, shedding new light on the nature of genetic production.
25-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYU Research: Secondhand Smoke Hazardous to Hookah Bar Workers


Workers at New York City hookah bars are inhaling hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine while at work, signaling yet another breach by their employers of New York City’s anti-smoking bylaws.
22-Jan-2016 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why Sports Wins and Sunshine May Lead You to Gamble

The fact that your favorite sports team unexpectedly won yesterday won’t improve your chances of winning the lottery—but it might increase the likelihood that you’ll buy a ticket, a team of neuroscientists has found.
22-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYU Study Explains Why Mistakes Slow Us Down, But Not Necessarily for the Better

Taking more time to make decisions after a mistake arises from a mixture of adaptive neural mechanisms that improve the accuracy and maladaptive mechanisms that reduce it, neuroscientists at New York University have found. Their study also...
15-Jan-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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