Latest Stories in May
NYU Dental Researcher Finds Link Between Pregnancy and Tooth Loss
May 29, 2008
The old wives tale for every child the mother loses a tooth has some validity, a New York University dental professor has found. Women who have more children are more likely to have missing teeth, according to a nationwide study of 2,635 women by Dr. Stefanie Russell, an assistant professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion at NYUCD.
NYU’s Hasia Diner to Present “After the War: American Jewry Face a New Reality” at “The World of Governor Lehman Conference,” June 6
May 29, 2008
New York University Professor Hasia Diner will present After the War: American Jewry Face a New Reality as part of a two-day conference, The World of Governor Lehman, June 5 and 6, at Columbia University (Kellogg Conference Center, International Affairs Building, 15th Floor, 420 West 118th Street at Amsterdam Avenue).
NYU Authors of <i>Selling War to America</i> Available for Comment On McClellan s Claims About Bush, Iraq War
May 29, 2008
Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan s claim that George W. Bush sold the Iraq war to America by using propaganda, a technique that has been used routinely by every American president who has taken the U.S. public into war for the past seven decades, substantiates the thesis of a new book by two New York University professors.
The Real World of a Big Urban Hospital, with Best-Selling Author Julie Salamon and Maimonides CEO Pam Brier, May 28
May 27, 2008
The book, published by The Penguin Press HC, is called HOSPITAL: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids. Through extensive interviews, observations, and social criticism, the author creates a revealing picture of how medical care is delivered at Maimonides - and in America today - describing the complicated struggles and issues in play.
NYU's "Systems Biology Across All Scales" Symposium Explores the Field's Big Questions, May 30
May 21, 2008
The genome symposium, now in its seventh year, will showcase research at the frontiers of systems biology, spanning the scales of biological organization-from dynamics of single molecules in individual cells to genetic pathways in complex organisms to collective behavior of animal groups-in demonstrating how systems biology brings diverse approaches to bear on the big questions of biology.
NYU Wagner Professor Paul Light’s New Book Reveals Government at the Breaking Point - and Shows How to Fix It
May 20, 2008
a new book by Paul C. Light, a professor at Wagner, examines the accelerating cycle of meltdowns and their implications. Out today (May 20, 2008) from Harvard University Press, his book reveals a broader pattern of a government in collapse, calling the broken condition of the Federal Service one of the most urgent problems of our day and telling how to shore it up.