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Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone researchers have found evidence for a new method of killing lung cancer cells.

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NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone just launched a center specializing in facial paralysis and reanimation.

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Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 13, 2017


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

A report by the Metro Center finds that diversity in NYC public schools plays a role in the quality of education.

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NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers discuss treating patients with psychedelic drugs at this year's Horizons Conference.

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EBT Cards Make Produce an Easy Choice

EBT Cards Make Produce an Easy Choice

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

New research on food stamps spending shows a link between electronic purchases and healthy food choices.

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Lauren Feldman Awarded Grant to Research Integrated Healthcare Teaching

Lauren Feldman Awarded Grant to Research Integrated Healthcare Teaching

By Chelsey Sanchez, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Lauren Feldman was awarded a $1 million grant to research how to better teach integrated healthcare.

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Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Tandon Professor Nasir Memon, NYU Postdoctoral Fellow Aditi Roy, Michigan State University Professor Arun Ross discovered iPhone fingerprint censor easily hackable due to fingerprint similarities and shortcomings in software.

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Two Tandon Professors Win CAREER Awards

Two Tandon Professors Win CAREER Awards

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Two Tandon professors have recently received CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for researching the future of urban energy and transportation.

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More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU researchers examined how social media played a role in advancing the #BlackLivesMatter social justice movement.

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NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers discovered after NYC raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes to 21, few retailers are enforcing the law since the change.

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Health impacts of urban design analyzed

Health impacts of urban design analyzed

By Tiffanie Hwang, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2015


Filed under Features

A recent study by researchers from NYU and East China Normal University explores the effects of urban design on obesity levels in China

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Study relates violence to school performance

Study relates violence to school performance

By Marita Vlachou, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

When the homicide rate increases in a community, primary school children are more likely to fail a grade. A new study, co-authored by NYU sociology professor Florencia Torche and doctoral student Monica Caudillo, found these results. The study is based on the statistical analysis of a large data...