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Violence has fallen in nearly all major U.S. cities since 1991, according to a new analysis by researchers at New York University. However, recent fluctuations in violence in selected cities point to temporary disruptions in this 17-year decline.
NYU researchers who outline a rule change that would shorten major-league baseball games by almost half an hour while making contests closer and, perhaps, re-igniting interest in the game. 
“This research establishes the need for exercise programs for older adults that target throat muscles just like those that target the muscles of the arms, legs and other parts of the human body,” said NYU Steinhardt professor and the study's lead author Sonja Molfenter.
The goal is to enhance culturally competent HIV primary care delivery for Latino populations in order to improve sustained viral suppression outcomes and reduce new infections.
Four grand prize winners underscore the potential of emerging technologies to influence student success positively.
A new study by researchers at NYU evaluated Head Start programs in Chicago's high-risk neighborhoods and found evidence suggesting that early childhood programs positively affect academic achievement.
Joshua Tucker, a professor in NYU’s Department of Politics and director for the Jordan Center for the Advance Study of Russia, will be part of a research organization that will examine the impact of social media on elections and democracy.
Students work in teams with a guest consultant with a disability to explore that person’s interests, abilities, and desires.
Communicative sciences and disorders grad students team up with their peers in nutrition and dietetics to explore how to feed and care for people with difficulty swallowing.
This course blends monster studies (in literature and film), anthropology, and religious studies.