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A team of chemists has uncovered new ways in which frozen water responds to changes in temperature to produce novel formations. Its findings have implications for climate research as well as other processes that involve ice formation—from food preservation to agriculture.
The Center for Ancient Studies will host “The Dead Sea Scrolls at 70,” a two-day conference that will address many of the central questions regarding the contribution of the Scrolls to our understanding of the Bible and the history of Judaism and Christianity, on Thurs., Nov. 16 and Fri., Nov. 17.
The Institute for Public Knowledge will host historian Linda Gordon for the launch of “The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and American Political Tradition” (Liveright) on Wed., Oct. 25.
Andrew Ilott, a research investigator at Brisol-Myers Squibb and a former postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, is among the three winners of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists.
An international, interdisciplinary research team of scientists has come up with a machine-learning method that predicts molecular behavior--a breakthrough that can aid in the development of pharmaceuticals.
The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has launched First Amendment Watch —an online resource that goes beyond the headlines to provide much-needed coverage and context to the debate over freedom of expression.
NIH-Funded Study to Test Cavity-Fighting Liquid at Three Clinical Sites
The proportion of front-line nurses with bachelor’s degrees in U.S. hospitals increased from 44 percent in 2004 to 57 percent in 2013, but will fall short of a national goal to reach 80 percent by 2020, finds a new study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
The National Institutes of Health has selected the laboratory of Neville Sanjana, an assistant professor in NYU’s Department of Biology and an assistant professor of neuroscience and physiology at NYU School of Medicine, for its “New Innovator” Award.
A team of scientists has found new evidence that the Great Permian Extinction, which occurred 252 million years ago was caused by massive volcanic eruptions in what is now Siberia, which led to catastrophic environmental changes. The above shows parts of the volcanic rock today. Image courtesy of Linda Elkins-Tanton.