Engineering, Science and Technology

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obfuscation poster
The NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Information Law Institute at NYU School of Law will host the International Workshop on Obfuscation: Science, Technology, and Theory on April 7 and 8, 2017.
NYU Chemists Color World of 3D Crystals with Advances in Self-Assembly
A team of NYU chemists has created self-assembled, three-dimensional DNA crystals that can bind a separate, dye-bearing strand—a breakthrough that enhances the functionality of these tiny building blocks.
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Highlights from findings by NYU researchers over the past month.
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NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Center for Communication will host “Media Literacy: Be Your Own Critic” on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 pm.
Finding of 38,000 Year-Old Engravings Confirms Ancient Origins of Technique Used by Seurat, Van Gogh, Pissarro, and Lichtenstein
A newly discovered trove of 16 engraved and otherwise modified limestone blocks, created 38,000 years ago, confirms the ancient origins of the pointillist techniques later adopted by 19th and 20th century artists such as Georges Seurat, Vincent Van Gogh, Camille Pissarro, and Roy Lichtenstein.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Four New York University faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Stanford's William Newsome
Stanford University Professor William Newsome will deliver “Seeing and Deciding: Neural Mechanisms of Perceptual Choice,” NYU ISDM’s 7th annual Dean for Science Lecture in Neuroeconomics, on Mon., March 6.
Teen boy at computer
Despite dramatic growth in enrollment in online charter schools in Ohio, students are not achieving the same academic success as those in brick-and-mortar charter and public schools, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and RAND Corporation.
Kevin Killen
Eight-time Grammy-winning engineer/producer Kevin Killen has been named Music Technology Artist-in-Residence at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Emotions are Cognitive, Not Innate, Researchers Conclude
Emotions are not innately programmed into our brains, but, in fact, are cognitive states resulting from the gathering of information.
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