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New Study Finds Bias against Women & Girls When Intellectual Ability is Sought

A new study finds bias against both women and girls for jobs or activities requiring intellectual ability. The research underscores the pervasiveness of gender bias, held even among females, in both adults and young children.
4-Dec-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Among First to Describe Work Environments for Nurses in Mexico

A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces.
3-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Navigation System in Rodents Akin to Ancient, Open Ocean Direction-Finding, Neuroscientists Find

The navigation system used by rodents is similar to that used by Pacific Islanders in finding their way through the open ocean without a compass, a team of neuroscientists has found.
4-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Four NYU Students Selected as Schwarzman Scholars for Study in China

Four New York University students have been selected as 2020 Schwarzman Scholars, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
3-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mischievous Responders Taint LGBQ Health Estimates in National Survey

Many research studies have reported on the elevated health risk and deviance of youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning (LGBQ). But a new study using national data suggests that many of those estimates may be overstated and that...
29-Nov-2018 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Making Decisions Over Prolonged Periods Doesn’t Diminish Accuracy, New Study Finds

Making good decisions typically involves gathering information over at least several seconds, much longer than the time that individual brain cells take to process their inputs. However, this disparity does not reduce our ability to make accurate...
14-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover New “Pinwheel” Star System

An international team of scientists has discovered a new, massive star system—one that also challenges existing theories of how large stars eventually die.   
15-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Than H2O: Technology Simultaneously Measures 71 Elements in Water, Other Liquids

A new method for simultaneous measurement of 71 inorganic elements in liquids—including water, beverages, and biological fluids—makes element testing much faster, more efficient, and more comprehensive than was possible in the past.
14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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NYU researcher has done new research into the evolution of US agricultural production & policy. Check it out and chat with her about the farm bill, etc.

12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Expert on impact of immigration, social change, and race on Asian & Asian Americans

4-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

NYU Professor Provides Insight into the Traumatic Implications of Separating Immigrant Children from their Parents

27-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Psychologist Available to Comment on 2020 U.S. Census Not Counting LGBTQ Americans

30-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Amidst Opioid Crisis, NYU Meyers' Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research Studying Prevention, Treatment of Opioid Abuse

The Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has increasingly focused its research on opioid abuse, both in urban and rural settings.
9-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST

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

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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

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

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