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NYU Researchers Identify Process Producing Neuronal Diversity in Fruit Flies’ Visual System

New York University biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated.
26-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Study Identifies Challenges Faced by NYU Langone Nurses in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

A study published in The Journal of Urban Health examines the impact on NYULMC nurses’ post-Sandy deployment to help address patient surge in eight local hospitals and health facilities that had not been as affected by the storm.
22-Aug-2014 9:20 AM EDT

Our Brains Judge a Face’s Trustworthiness—Even When We Can’t See It


Our brains are able to judge the trustworthiness of a face even when we cannot consciously see it, a team of scientists has found. Their findings shed new light on how we form snap judgments of others.
28-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Chemists Develop MRI Technique for Peeking Inside Battery-Like Devices

A team of chemists from New York University and the University of Cambridge has developed a method for examining the inner workings of battery-like devices called supercapacitors, which can be charged up extremely quickly and can deliver high...
30-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Popping Pills to Pushing Needles: Researchers Look at Prescription Opioid Abuse Among Young Adults in NYC

The study, “Injection and Sexual HIV/HCV Risk Behaviors Associated with Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids Among Young Adults in New York City, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (JSAT) explores within a social context the...
31-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

To Combat Obesity Among US Latina Immigrants, Cultural Food Patterns Must Be Acknowledged, Says NYU College of Nursing Research

NYU College of Nursing student researcher Lauren Gerchow, BSN, RN, MSN candidate, has sought to identify the factors that contribute to this problem by compiling a systematic review of qualitative studies that focused on food patterns in Latina...
31-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Farmers Market Vouchers May Boost Produce Consumption in Low-Income Families

Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance, according to research led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
23-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

NYU College of Dentistry Launches 17-Month Fast-Track AAS Degree in Dental Hygiene--First of its Kind in NYS

New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) is pleased to announce that, effective January 2015, it will offer an accelerated, continuous, 17-month, Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in dental hygiene.
24-Jul-2014 8:00 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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