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An Inside Look at University Research Studies

An Inside Look at University Research Studies

Laura Rubio, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under FEATURES

Research studies promise cash, gift cards and other incentives in exchange for student participation, a trade-off that begs the question — what do they actually require you to do?

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Lorcan Folan, Chair of the NYU Tandon Department of Applied Physics
March 1
Filed under OPINION

Contrary to the mistaken claim made by the student in your article, the size and quality of our teaching labs are comparable to other schools’. We would like to offer even more opportunities for research for undergraduates, but as with any department, we have finite resources.

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Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer
November 21
Filed under OPINION

What students instead need is a class structure which not only accommodates the different ways students learn but also free up precious class time to allow professors to provide students with necessary guidance.

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This Tandon Scholarship Wants You to Hack It Up

This Tandon Scholarship Wants You to Hack It Up

Htoo Min, Contributing Writer
November 15
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Tandon created a new full-ride scholarship for aspiring hackers.

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Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

Nadja Zakula, Contributing Writer
September 22
Filed under OPINION

These scientific advancements, along with the emotional comfort entailed in knowing one’s fate and genetic susceptibility, should encourage one to get tested for adult onset conditions such as Huntington’s.

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NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

Connor Borden, Staff Writer
September 20
Filed under OPINION

It is time to end our glorification of famous and important people in science and other fields in light of their derogatory and backwards ideas.

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Gallatin Show Fashions Techstyles

Gallatin Show Fashions Techstyles

Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor
March 7
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

The 5th Annual Gallatin School of Individualized Study Fashion Show: Techstyles explored the intersection of science and fashion.

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Women In Science Pilots Mentor Program for Freshman Entering STEM Fields

Women In Science Pilots Mentor Program for Freshman Entering STEM Fields

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under FEATURES

A new effort from CAS aims to keep women from dropping out of science and technology majors.

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There’s Actually Something in the Water: Science Proves NYC Pizza Superior

There’s Actually Something in the Water: Science Proves NYC Pizza Superior

Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor
January 29
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Turns out that New York pizza really is the best, and because of only one secret ingredient: water.

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Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

Biologists talk pathogens at Women in Science lecture

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer
November 6
Filed under NEWS, University News

The NYU Women in Science talked about viral outbreaks at their fall lecture and Q&A on Thursday night.

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Researchers find male-on-male worm action is result of genetic variation

Researchers find male-on-male worm action is result of genetic variation

Ludovica Grieco, Contributing Writer
October 14
Filed under NEWS, University News

New study by NYU professors finds that a variation in a single gene in the Caenorhabditis elegans worm results in sexual male on male worm action.

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NYU anthropologist discovers new human ancestor

NYU anthropologist discovers new human ancestor

Ludovica Grieco, Contributing Writer
September 15
Filed under NEWS, University News

A research team that included two NYU anthropologists has discovered a new species of human relative in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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