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Fathers May Protect Their LGB Kids from Health Effects of Discrimination

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals who report being discriminated against but who feel close to their fathers have lower levels of C-reactive protein —a measure of inflammation and cardiovascular risk—than those without support from their...
18-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Launches Data Science Major

New York University has launched an undergraduate major in data science—a degree that will train students to deploy a cutting-edge computational approach in understanding and addressing a range of phenomena in the areas of human health, city...
11-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Pipeline Programs Can Increase Diversity in Dentistry

In 2012, two students at NYU College of Dentistry—who are now both full-time faculty members—set out to create a pipeline program for underrepresented and low-income high school students to boost their interest in health professions, including...
10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Unearth “New” Extinction

A team of scientists has concluded that earth experienced a previously underestimated severe mass-extinction event, which occurred about 260 million years ago, raising the total of major mass extinctions in the geologic record to six.
9-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Taxing Sweetened Drinks by the Amount of Sugar Could Cut Obesity & Boost Economic Gains

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages by the amount of sugar they contain, rather than by the liquid volume of these drinks, as several U.S. cities currently do, could produce even greater health benefits and economic gains, a team of researchers has...
3-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYU Oral Cancer Center Awarded $2.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Cancer Pain

Researchers at New York University (NYU) Oral Cancer Center were awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the role of artemin in oral cancer pain and growth.
5-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“What We Can Learn About Allyship Today from ‘Suffragents’ Who Helped Women Get the Vote”—Sept. 23 Lecture by NYU’s Brooke Kroeger

Author Brooke Kroeger will discuss the impact of powerful men in the women's suffrage movement with “What We Can Learn About Allyship Today from ‘Suffragents’ Who Helped Women Get the Vote,” on Mon., Sept. 23.
4-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Arrival of Refugees in Eastern German Communities Has No Effect on Voting Behavior, Attitudes on Immigration, New Study Finds

The arrival of refugees in eastern German communities has had no effect on local residents’ voting behavior or on their attitudes toward immigration, finds a new study of citizens in more than 200 regional municipalities.
26-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Just How Much of the Amazon is Burning?

Capturing the full scale of the fires requires cooperation between scientists and on-the-ground reporters, Matthew Hayek, an environmental studies professor, explains.
20-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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

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