Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:48:10 EDT Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:48:10 EDT 5 Chemists Develop MRI Technique for Peeking inside Battery-like Devices http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/01/chemists-develop-mri-technique-for-peeking-inside-battery-like-devices.html A team of chemists from NYU and the University of Cambridge has developed a method for examining the inner workings of battery-like devices called supercapacitors, which can be charged up extremely quickly and can deliver high electrical power. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/01/chemists-develop-mri-technique-for-peeking-inside-battery-like-devices.html Researchers Identify Brain Mechanism for Motion Detection in Fruit Flies http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/28/researchers-identify-brain-mechanism-for-motion-detection-in-fruit-flies.html A team of scientists has identified the neurons used in certain types of motion detection—findings that deepen our understanding of how the visual system functions. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/28/researchers-identify-brain-mechanism-for-motion-detection-in-fruit-flies.html Farmers Market Vouchers May Boost Produce Consumption in Low-income Families http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/24/farmers-market-vouchers-may-boost-produce-consumption-in-low-income-families.html Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance, according to research led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/24/farmers-market-vouchers-may-boost-produce-consumption-in-low-income-families.html Researchers Develop Method for Optimizing Sharing http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/21/researchers-develop-method-for-optimizing-sharing.html NYU Politics Professor Steven Brams and his colleague Julius Barbanel, a mathematician at Union College, have developed a new method for sharing items desired by two parties—ranging from cake to land—in such a way that neither feels shortchanged. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:15:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/21/researchers-develop-method-for-optimizing-sharing.html The Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Led by Physicist Blanton, Expands Its Reach http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/15/the-sloan-digital-sky-survey-led-by-physicist-blanton-expands-its-reach.html The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has launched a major program of three new surveys, adding novel capabilities to expand its census of the Universe into regions it had been unable to explore before. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/15/the-sloan-digital-sky-survey-led-by-physicist-blanton-expands-its-reach.html NYU College of Dentistry’s Dr. Maureen McAndrew Receives Prestigious Award from American Dental Association http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/15/nyu-college-of-dentistrys-dr-maureen-mcandrew-receives-prestigious-award-from-american-dental-association.html New York University College of Dentistry’s (NYUCD’s) Dr. Maureen McAndrew, Clinical Professor of Cariology and Comprehensive care and Senior Director of Professional Development, has been awarded the 2014 American Dental Association (ADA) Golden Apple Award for Inspiring Careers in Dental Education. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:40:29 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/15/nyu-college-of-dentistrys-dr-maureen-mcandrew-receives-prestigious-award-from-american-dental-association.html Early Humans’ Adaptability to Changing Environment Offers New Insights into Evolution http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/03/early-humans-adaptability-to-changing-environment-offers-new-insights-into-evolution.html A new analysis concludes that the ability of early humans to adjust to changing conditions ultimately enabled the earliest species of Homo to vary, survive, and begin spreading from Africa to Eurasia, marking a reconsideration of the evolutionary factors that drove these changes. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/07/03/early-humans-adaptability-to-changing-environment-offers-new-insights-into-evolution.html