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New Tool to Analyze Political Advertising on Facebook Reveals Massive Discrepancies in Party Spending on Presidential Contest

Developed by Damon McCoy and Laura Edelson of NYU Tandon, with GW's IDDP, the newly launched, first-of-its-kind tool, the NYU Ad Observatory, is designed to help reporters and others analyze political ads on Facebook ahead of the 2020 U.S....
15-Sep-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Botox for TMJ Disorders May Not Lead to Bone Loss in the Short Term, But More Research is Needed on Higher Dose, Long-Term Use

Botox injections to manage jaw and facial pain do not result in clinically significant changes in jaw bone when used short term and in low doses, according to researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. However, they found evidence of bone loss when...
14-Sep-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research in a Post-COVID-19 World

NYU faculty members have outlined paths of academic inquiry that are likely to be undertaken as a result of COVID-19.
10-Sep-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Do Stone Forests Get Their Spikes? New Research Offers Pointed Answer

A team of scientists has shed new light on how stone forests and other natural structures are created. Its research also offers promise for the manufacturing of sharp-tipped structures, such as the micro-needles and probes needed for scientific...
2-Sep-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Changing What We Eat Could Offset Years of Climate-Warming Emissions, New Analysis Finds

Plant protein foods—like lentils, beans, and nuts—can provide vital nutrients using a small fraction of the land required to produce meat and dairy. By shifting to these foods, much of the remaining land could support ecosystems that absorb CO2,...
1-Sep-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens Who Think Their Parents Are Loving Are Less Likely to Be Cyberbullies

Adolescents who perceive their parents to be loving and supportive are less likely to engage in cyberbullying, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
26-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clubs Closed? Study Finds Partygoers Turn to Virtual Raves and Happy Hours During Pandemic

People have traded in nightclubs and dance festivals for virtual raves and Zoom happy hours as a result of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic—yet, many are using drugs in these socially distanced settings, according to a new study by...
19-Aug-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why We Distort Probability

A team of scientists , using experimental research, has concluded that our cognitive limitations lead to probability distortions and to subsequent errors in decision-making.
25-Aug-2020 3:05 PM 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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