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Scientists Sequence Asexual Tiny Worm—Whose Lineage Stretches Back 18 Million Years

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A team of scientists has sequenced, for the first time, a tiny worm that belongs to a group of exclusively asexual species that originated approximately 18 million years ago—making it one of the oldest living lineages of asexual animals known.
14-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU College of Dentistry Approved for $13 Million Research Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

A research team at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has been approved for a $13.3 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study cavity prevention, quality of life, and school...
20-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chemists Make Playdough/Lego-Like Hybrid to Create Tiny Building Blocks

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Playdough and Legos are among the most popular childhood building blocks. But what could you use if you wanted to create something really small—a structure less than the width of a human hair? It turns out, a team of chemists has found, this can...
14-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unintentional Drug Use Continues Among Molly Users in EDM Party Scene

Use of MDMA or “Molly” is common in the electronic dance music scene, but research is showing that many Molly users are using other drugs unknowingly.
13-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find “Internal Clock” Within Live Human Cells, Opening Door to Future Discoveries

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A team of scientists has revealed an internal clock within live human cells, a finding that creates new opportunities for understanding the building blocks of life and the onset of disease.
7-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Researchers Examine Disaster Preparedness and Recovery in a Hurricane-Induced Hospital Evacuation

Two reports published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship reveal important insights on emergency preparedness, recovery, and resilience from nurses working at NYU Langone Health’s main hospital during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
11-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dangerous Drug Use Trend Among High School Seniors, NYU Study Reveals

This is the first nationally representative study in which current use of synthetic cannabinoids is examined. In this study, we found that 3% of high school seniors reported current use, and current users also tend to be current users of other drugs.
11-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Dentistry’s Lauren Feldman Receives Nearly $1M HRSA Career Development Award

Lauren Feldman, DMD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), has received a five-year, nearly $1 million Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician...
7-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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