Hepatitis Drug Increases Antibiotic Potency, Limits Antibiotic Resistance
Cellular study of telaprevir shows that the antiviral blocks the function of essential proteins in bacteria, revealing opportunity to repurpose drug to use alongside antibiotics
Ancient Human Relative, Australopithecus sediba, “Walked Like a Human, But Climbed Like an Ape”
An international team of scientists has discovered a two-million-year-old fossil vertebrae from an extinct species of ancient human relative.
Warnings May Reduce Hate Speech on Twitter
Warning Twitter users about potential adverse consequences of their use of hate speech can decrease their subsequent posting of hateful language for a week, a new study by NYU's Center for Social Media and Politics shows.
Scientists Identify New Force Behind Past Mass Extinction Event
A team of scientists has identified an additional force that likely contributed to a mass extinction event 250 million years ago.
The Social Cost of Nitrous Oxide is Understated Under Current Estimates, New Analysis Concludes
The social cost of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that is the largest remaining threat to the ozone layer, is understated, concludes an international team of researchers.
More Than 20 NYU Faculty Named to List of Highly Cited Researchers
NYU researchers recognized for publishing papers in top 1 percent by citations for their fields
Telemedicine During COVID-19: Video vs. Phone Visits and the Digital Divide
Study of Community Health Centers Highlights Role of both Telephone and Video-Based Telemedicine in Enabling Access to Care
How Do We Learn to Learn? New Research Offers an Education
Cognitive training designed to focus on what’s important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain’s information processing, enabling the ability to “learn to learn."
NYU Wagner’s NYC 2025 Initiative Plans Nov. 17 Discussion with the Association for a Better New York on Policies to Help the City to Advance
Initiative also publishes its 16th policy proposal to the next mayor and City Council on moving the city beyond the pandemic era.
Bilingualism Comes Naturally to Our Brains
The brain uses a shared mechanism for combining words from a single language and for combining words from two different languages, indicating that language switching is natural for those who are bilingual.