Scientists have developed a stem-cell-based modeling system that identifies how some neurons are resistant to ALS—a breakthrough that offers potential for battling neurodegeneration.
Americans overestimate the future income for children from wealthy and middle-income families, but underestimate that for children from poor ones, finds a new study by NYU sociologists.
Memories are stronger when the original experiences are accompanied by unpleasant odors, a team of researchers has found.
NYU has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch a Public Humanities program in doctoral education in its Graduate School of Arts and Science.
NYU is launching a Chemical Biology Initiative, which will add tenure-track positions, renovate lab space, and implement a multi-disciplinary approach to develop molecular solutions to challenges in both biology and medicine.
The Carter Journalism Institute has named three recipients of its 2019 Reporting Award: Ibby Caputo, an investigative journalist who has reported on issues in the U.S. and abroad, Ben Mauk, a Berlin-based writer who has covered migrant populations around the globe, and Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, a novelist and journalist whose works focus on humanitarian issues.
The percentage for white Chicagoans, by comparison, was 20%, according to the new study on racial disparities in a highly segregated city.
Children as young as three years old are willing to punish others’ bad behavior, even at personal cost, finds a new study by psychology researchers.
Differences in numbers of vertebrae are most extreme in mammals which do not rely on running and leaping, such as those adapted to suspensory locomotion like apes and sloths.