Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:47:35 EDT Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:47:35 EDT 5 Ecosystems Under Ice: Antarctic Finding Has Implications for Life in Extreme Environments http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html Scientists have confirmed that the waters and sediments of a lake that lies 2600 feet beneath the Antarctic ice sheet support “viable microbial ecosystems,” a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html Benson Wins Award for Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/18/benson-wins-award-for-shaping-immigration-news.html NYU professor Rodney Benson was named the winner of the 2014 Tankard Book Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) at its annual meeting in Montréal. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:09:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/18/benson-wins-award-for-shaping-immigration-news.html Courant’s Khot Wins Rolf Nevanlinna Prize http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/13/courants-khot-wins-rolf-nevanlinna-prize.html Subhash Khot, a professor in NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize for 2014 for his formulation and analysis of the Unique Games Conjecture. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/13/courants-khot-wins-rolf-nevanlinna-prize.html Our Brains Judge a Face’s Trustworthiness—Even When We Can’t See It http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/05/our-brains-judge-a-faces-trustworthinesseven-when-we-cant-see-it.html Our brains are able to judge the trustworthiness of a face even when we cannot consciously see it, a team of scientists has found. Their findings shed new light on how we form snap judgments of others. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/05/our-brains-judge-a-faces-trustworthinesseven-when-we-cant-see-it.html 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