Violence has fallen in nearly all major U.S. cities since 1991, according to a new analysis by researchers at New York University. However, recent fluctuations in violence in selected cities point to temporary disruptions in this 17-year decline.
A team of scientists has uncovered new molecular properties of water—a discovery of a phenomenon that had previously gone unnoticed.
NYU researchers who outline a rule change that would shorten major-league baseball games by almost half an hour while making contests closer and, perhaps, re-igniting interest in the game.
The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2018 Reading Series commences with events featuring Jeffrey Eugenides and Zadie Smith (Sept. 13) as well as Tracy K. Smith (Sept. 20).
NYU's Future Reality Lab will premiere CAVE, a ground-breaking extended reality story, Aug. 12-16 at this year’s SIGGRAPH in Vancouver.
Biologist Neville Sanjana has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Young Faculty Award for his proposal to develop new tools for precise gene repair using CRISPR.
How we see emotions on another person’s face depends on our pre-conceived views of how we understand these emotions, NYU researchers have found.
Joshua Tucker, a professor in NYU’s Department of Politics and director for the Jordan Center for the Advance Study of Russia, will be part of a research organization that will examine the impact of social media on elections and democracy.
A team of scientists has captured on video a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, an event that points to one of the forces behind global sea-level rise.
NYU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies will host seven scholars from Puerto Rico for a residential research fellowship during the month of July.