Artificial Intelligence engineers should enlist ideas and expertise from a broad range of social science disciplines, including those embracing qualitative methods, in order to reduce the potential harm of their creations and to better serve society as a whole.
The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2019 Reading Series begins in September with events featuring Amy Hempel (Sept. 5), Ada Limón (Sept. 19), and Alexander Chee (Sept. 20), among others.
A team of biologists has discovered how cells become different from each other during embryogenesis, a finding that offers new insights into genetic activity and has implications for better understanding the onset of disease and birth defects.
NYU physicist Jiehang Zhang has received an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Meteoroids coming from outer space are randomly shaped, but many of these, which land on earth as meteorites, are found to be carved into cones. Scientists have now figured out how the physics of flight in the atmosphere leads to this transformation.
NYU's Neville Sanjana, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology and at NYU School of Medicine, has been awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
An analysis of a 160,000-year-old archaic human molar fossil discovered in China offers the first morphological evidence of interbreeding between archaic humans and Homo sapiens in Asia.
Scientists have developed a stem-cell-based modeling system that identifies how some neurons are resistant to ALS—a breakthrough that offers potential for battling neurodegeneration.