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Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU Langone professor is one of three researchers responsible for the discovery of a new organ, a layer of fluid-filled spaces known as the interstitium.

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

People with limited health literacy skills are often misinformed about the body and of disease, leading to a misunderstanding of the relationship between lifestyle factors like diet and exercise and various health outcomes.

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

November 19, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In 1897, Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal published an essay titled “Diseases of the Will,” in which he described a set of virtual illnesses that hit 19th century scientists, turning them into contemplators, bibliophiles, theorists and other caricatures. A little over a decade into the...