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Believing the System Is Fair Predicts Worsening Self-Esteem and Behavior for Marginalized Youth

Disadvantaged youth who believe that the American social system is fair develop lower self-esteem, engage in risky behaviors, and are less attentive in the classroom over the course of middle school, finds a study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of...
13-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Susan B. Anthony to Wonder Woman--“Women’s Suffrage and the Media” Research Database Chronicles Right-to-Vote Movement

“Women’s Suffrage and the Media,” an online database and resource site launched this month, includes primary and secondary sources that chronicle and examine the suffrage movement as portrayed in news, propaganda, advertising, entertainment,...
19-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Send DNA on Sequential, and Consequential, Building Mission

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A team of scientists has developed a method to create structures whose building blocks are a millionth of a meter in size by encoding DNA with assembly instructions.
13-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Pinpoint How Detecting Social Signals May Have Affected How We See Colors

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The arrangement of the photoreceptors in our eyes allows us to detect socially significant color variation better than other types of color vision, a team of researchers has found. Specifically, our color vision is superior at spotting “social...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover More Effective, and Potentially Safer, Crystalized Form of DDT

A team of scientists has discovered a new crystal form of DDT that is more effective against insects than the existing one. Its research points to the possibility of developing a new version of solid DDT—a pesticide that has historically been...
13-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bilingual Children Are Better at Recognizing Voices

Bilingual children are better than their monolingual peers at perceiving information about who is talking, including recognizing voices, according to a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
12-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Cellular Sweet Spot in Skin-Cancer Battle

A team of researchers has pinpointed a sugar modification in cells that spurs the spread of skin cancer. Its findings spotlight a target in the battle against melanoma.
5-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fatherhood Factors Influence How Dads Spend Time with Children

A father’s resources, relationships, and parenting beliefs affect how he spends time with his children and financially provides for his family, finds a study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
8-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

What About that Special U.S.-Canada Relationship Now? NYU’s Remes Available for Comment

Jacob Remes, a clinical assistant professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is available for comment on a range of issues facing the U.S. and Canada and what, collectively, they signify under a new American president.
10-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

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 post-election U.S.-Russia relations.
24-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT

A Case Exemplar for National Policy Leadership: Expanding Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

A new article chronicles the beginnings of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and outlines its rise to nationwide acceptance. PACE is a viable and sustainable model of community-based long-term care that provides coordinated and...
4-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

#NYU #Physicists, Avail for Comment, Part of #Statistics Team Behind #Higgs Boson Discovery #Nobel

8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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