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Released: 19-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
Vaping Changes Oral Microbiome, Increasing Risk for Infection
New York University

Using e-cigarettes alters the mouth’s microbiome—the community of bacteria and other microorganisms—and makes users more prone to inflammation and infection, finds a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry.

Released: 25-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST
How Many Tabs Do You Have Open Right Now? A Guide to (Potentially) Effective Multitasking
New York University

NYY's Emily Balcetis unpacks research she and others have conducted in vision science, cognitive research, and motivational psychology to offer an account of the habits and practices that successful people use to meet their goals.

Released: 19-Feb-2020 3:05 PM EST
Just as Tobacco Advertising Causes Teen Smoking, Exposure to Alcohol Ads Causes Teens to Drink
New York University

Exposure to alcohol advertising changes teens’ attitudes about alcohol and can cause them to start drinking, finds a new analysis led by NYU School of Global Public Health and NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The study, which appears in a special supplement of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, uses a framework developed to show causality between tobacco advertising and youth smoking and applies it to alcohol advertising.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST
NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist
New York University

New York University’s Ulrich Baer, who authored the afterword to the new edition of The Call of the Wild (Warbler Press), is available for comment on the legacy of Jack London.

Released: 18-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST
Study Reveals How Too Much Fluoride Causes Defects in Tooth Enamel
New York University

Exposing teeth to excessive fluoride alters calcium signaling, mitochondrial function, and gene expression in the cells forming tooth enamel—a novel explanation for how dental fluorosis, a condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during childhood, arises. The study, led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry, is published in Science Signaling.

Released: 18-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Hospitals with Internationally Trained Nurses Have More Stable, Educated Nursing Workforces
New York University

Having more nurses trained outside of the United States working on a hospital unit does not hurt collaboration among healthcare professionals and may result in a more educated and stable nursing workforce, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing published in the journal Nursing Economic$.

Released: 18-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Oversight of Fishing Vessels Lacking, New Analysis Shows
New York University

Policies regulating fishing in international waters do not sufficiently protect officials who monitor illegal fishing, the prohibited dumping of equipment, or human trafficking or other human rights abuses, finds a new analysis by a team of environmental researchers.

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Released: 17-Feb-2020 12:30 AM EST
Scientists Pioneer New Way to Study Exoplanets
New York University

A team of scientists using the Low Frequency Array radio telescope in the Netherlands has observed radio waves that carry the distinct signatures of aurorae, caused by the interaction between a star’s magnetic field and a planet in orbit around it.

Released: 12-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST
Three NYU Faculty Win Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships
New York University

Three New York University faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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