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NYU Dentistry Develops Saliva Test for Zika

NYU Dentistry Develops Saliva Test for Zika

By Jack Feeko, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Researchers at the NYU College of Dentistry are working to develop a test which would use saliva to identify the presence of the Zika virus.

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

By Lavanya Shukla, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under News

An NYU professor was given a $1 million grant to study the Zika virus and its effects on those infected.

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone professors advise postponing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak.

Zika Virus Does Not Justify Rights Infringement

Zika Virus Does Not Justify Rights Infringement

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The presence of the Zika Virus has led to some governments taking action that infringes on the rights of women to be sexually active.

Prizes Not Patents: Racing for the Cure Requires Teamwork

Prizes Not Patents: Racing for the Cure Requires Teamwork

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Our governments and organizations like WHO need to recognize that a prudent shift to prizes is worth trying in order to gather a hesitant public’s support. This new system will reward innovation — not greed.