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Tech Contest Seeks to Bolster Energy-Efficient, Language-Based AI Applications

A technology consortium has launched an industry-wide competition to jump-start the development of more energy-efficient, language-based AI applications.
28-May-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New and Diverse Experiences Linked to Enhanced Happiness, New Study Shows

New and diverse experiences are linked to enhanced happiness, and this relationship is associated with greater correlation of brain activity, new research has found. The results reveal a previously unknown connection between our daily physical...
15-May-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU and IBM Research Takes Electrons for a Spin in Moving Toward More Efficient, Higher Density Data Storage

Researchers at New York University and IBM Research have demonstrated a new mechanism involving electron motion in magnetic materials that points to new ways to potentially enhance data storage.
18-May-2020 7:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global Cooling Event 4,200 Years Ago Spurred Rice’s Evolution, Spread Across Asia

A major global cooling event that occurred 4,200 years ago may have led to the evolution of new rice varieties and the spread of rice into both northern and southern Asia, an international team of researchers has found.
15-May-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Discoveries on the Dead Sea Scrolls—Virtual International Conference to be Held May 17-20

“Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship,” an international virtual conference featuring more than three dozen scholars who will share their new discoveries on the ancient religious manuscripts, will be held May 17 through May 20.
12-May-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Boost Plant Biomass: NYU Biologists Uncover Molecular Link Between Nutrient Availability and Plant Growth Rates

In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), plant genomic scientists at New York University’s Center for Genomics & Systems Biology discovered the missing piece in the molecular link between a plant’s...
6-May-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Whose Tools are These? New Research Determines Our Species Created Earliest Modern Artifacts in Europe

Blade-like tools and animal tooth pendants previously discovered in Europe, and once thought to possibly be the work of Neanderthals, are in fact the creation of Homo sapiens, or modern humans, who emigrated from Africa, finds a new analysis by an...
8-May-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Not Me—It’s You: We Believe We’re Less Likely than Others Are to Fall for Online Scams

We believe we are less likely than others are to fall for phishing scams, thereby underestimating our own exposure to risk, a new cybersecurity study has found.
6-May-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Many Tabs Do You Have Open Right Now? A Guide to (Potentially) Effective Multitasking

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.
25-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST

NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist

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.
20-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST

When to Pull the Goalie? NYU Researcher Offers Risk-Based Analysis

New York University’s Aaron Brown, who has co-authored an analysis outlining optimal times for teams to pull their goalies when trailing in a game, is available for comment on this aspect of hockey strategy.
11-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST

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NYU Tisch Professor Available for Comment on Oscars (Expert in Korean Cinema)

10-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST

"Artificial Unintelligence" Author Available for Comment on Iowa Caucus Ballot Debacle

4-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

“The Reckoning is Real”: On Slavery, the Church, and How Some 21st-Century Institutions Are (Finally) Starting to Talk About Reparations

Journalism professor and New York Times contributing writer Rachel L. Swarns sparks new conversations in the wake of her reporting and research on the Catholic Church and its ties to the American slave trade.
3-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST

Why Rilke Resonates in Popular Culture—and Even Politics

NYU's Ulrich Baer explains why poet Rainer Maria Rilke resonates on the big screen—in the Oscar-nominated Jojo Rabbit, for instance—and in the culture at large as well as why poetry finds a surprising home in movie theaters.
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST

NYU researcher can discuss school start times and teen sleep in light of California pushing back school start times

15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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