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NYU Professor Finds $16 Million Impact of Ransomware

NYU Professor Finds $16 Million Impact of Ransomware

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, University News

A new study conducted by an NYU professor details the pervasiveness and costliness of malware in the current digital landscape.

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.

Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Steinhardt and NYU Psychology were awarded 1.4 million dollars in grants.

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers predict Colombia will be the next country to experience an AIDS epidemic due to the increased use of heroin.

Listening to music? Your brain activity is probably on beat

Listening to music? Your brain activity is probably on beat

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers have identified how brain rhythms are used to process music and their findings suggest that musical training can enhance the functional role of brain rhythms.