Latest Stories in 2007
Evolution Is Deterministic, Not Random, Biologists Conclude From Multi-Species Study
Nov 19, 2007
A multi-national team of biologists has concluded that developmental evolution is deterministic and orderly, rather than random, based on a study of different species of roundworms. The findings are reported in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology.
NYU's Center for Dialogues Report Offers Roadmap for Improved Relations with Muslims in the West
Nov 16, 2007
As western nations see their Muslim populations grow, government officials and policy experts recommend improving relations between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in these countries through locally driven community-building initiatives and training media professionals to be more conscientious of how they portray Muslim communities, according to a new report released by New York University’s Center for Dialogues: Islamic World-U.S.-The West.
Courant's Venkatesh Wins Packard Foundation Fellowship
Nov 16, 2007
Akshay Venkatesh, an associate professor at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named a recipient of a 2007 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Venkatesh, 25, was one of 20 scientific researchers to receive a fellowship. Each fellow receives an unrestricted research grant of $625,000 over five years.