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Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

By Flavia Sinha, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Researchers at the NYU Desplan Lab discovered the role of seizure-driving cells in brain development.

Affordable Housing Battles in the Backyard

Affordable Housing Battles in the Backyard

By Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Failing to create a pathway for legal ADUs will force the number of illegal, and often unsafe units to rise.

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

By Alexander Kario, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Wagner's Rudin Center, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and Appleseed Inc. released a report recently describing Downtown Brooklyn's innovative urban developments and advancements.

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

April 30, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Last week, two NYU students started an online petition to stop the Wasserman Center for Career Development from posting certain unpaid internships. Tisch sophomore Christina Isnardi, one of the organizers of the petition, defined illegal unpaid internships as those that either treat interns as full-...

Importance of ‘minor details’ in science overlooked

Importance of ‘minor details’ in science overlooked

April 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Three weeks ago, WSN columnist Marcelo Cicconet criticized the current scientific developments as unable to achieve significant breakthroughs. The author opens an interesting discussion on the impact and significance of recent developments in science. As much as I like Cicconet’s rhetoric and the...

NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

March 12, 2013


Filed under News

Nikhil Gupta, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU was a recipient for the Young Leader Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for his work in developing lightweight composite materials for aircraft, marine vessels and automobiles. His recent researc...

Database provides strategies to nurture toddler minds

Database provides strategies to nurture toddler minds

January 30, 2013


Filed under News

A new data-structure system lead by Steinhardt doctoral candidate John Protzko and supervised by Steinhardt professors Joshua Aronson and Clancy Blair called “Database of Raising Intelligence” seeks to evaluate and compile the most effective ways to raise a child’s intelligence. The database,...