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NYU Tandon Welcomes Brooklyn’s First Cleanroom for Advancing Technology

NYU Tandon Welcomes Brooklyn’s First Cleanroom for Advancing Technology

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The facility will be used to develop sensitive hardware and eliminates the threat of contamination.

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features

Save the trees. Save the bees. Here's what you could be doing this Earth Day.

Why I Marched for Science

Why I Marched for Science

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

As a humanities student, I tend to shy away from science. However, I marched with others on Saturday because I recognize the need for science in policymaking.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

HUMOR: Pre-Med Students Put on Endangered Species List

HUMOR: Pre-Med Students Put on Endangered Species List

By Mai Tran, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Humor, Uncategorized

Pre-med students are going extinct.

The Intersection of Neuroscience and Art

The Intersection of Neuroscience and Art

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU hosted Nobel laureate Eric Kandel yesterday to discuss the intersection of art and science.

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the face of such awesome potential, there has understandably been several ethical and practical concerns over CRISPR’s application, and while some are more valid than others, none outweigh the world of good that can be achieved by embracing this technology.

‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under News

Q&A with an NYU professor who did a research study about the science behind the blue or gold 'dress debate.'

White Men Win Nobel Prize Again

White Men Win Nobel Prize Again

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When I look at the list of 2017 laureates, I do not feel inspired. I, a woman, am less likely to be recognized for my efforts in academics than a man.

NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The effort NYU has been making is staggering and we certainly must commend Hamilton for his effort, but there is still something to be desired from the science program at NYU. This is especially true for the casual scientist. For the person who isn’t majoring in science, but would still like to get involved, the lack of breadth in our programs make that difficult.

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News

If you can't take the "Science of Happiness" course, don't worry — the professors behind it have published a book based on the class.

What Is Love, Actually?

What Is Love, Actually?

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

A CAS class called Love Actually, which allows students to explore the meaning of and science behind love, was recently featured in The Guardian.

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