Non-Parents Expand ‘Facial Dexterity’ in Caring for Infants Among Primates
Non-parents expand the range of their facial expressions in caring for infants among primates, revealing the ability, among non-relatives, to both decipher facial expressions and to be attuned to others’ emotional states.
States Laws Limit Local Control Over Guns, Favor Gun Rights
Despite Mass Shootings and Public Demonstrations, Gun Laws Slow to Change
Computer-Based Modeling Can Predict Mutation “Hotspots” and Antibody Escapers in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein
Study Identifies Structural Basis of Spike Protein Mutations with Stronger Binding and Antibody Resistance, Which May Explain Transmissibility of New COVID-19 Variants
Scientists Explore Tesla Roads Not Taken—and Find New Potential Present-Day Utility
A valve invented by engineer Nikola Tesla a century ago is not only more functional than previously realized, but also has other potential applications today, a team of researchers has found.
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts $150K in Support of Research on the Abydos Brewery
The fieldwork over the next two years will focus on the further exploration of the royal brewery and the analysis of the evidence for the ritual use of beer in the nearby royal funerary temples
Losing an Only Child is More Devastating Than Losing a Spouse, According to Study of Chinese Parents
With Millions of One-Child Families in China, Study Highlights Distress Experienced After Loss
How Scientists Are “Resurrecting” Extinct Plants to Study Their Evolution
NYU researchers sequence the genome of extinct date palms germinated from 2,000-year-old seeds
Single-Cell CRISPR Technology Deciphers Role of Chromatin Accessibility in Cancer
Mapping the ‘chromatinome’: New integrative functional genomics platform for profiling genome regulation with a massively-parallel screen of chromatin modifiers
Partnerships Between Researchers, Policymakers and Practitioners Improve Early Childhood Education
NYU Steinhardt’s Pamela Morris and her colleague at the University of Virginia edited research journal, Future of Children, which finds and demonstrates that research practice partnerships improve early childhood education.
Study: New York City Nurses Experienced Anxiety, Depression During First Wave of COVID-19
Research Highlights How Hospitals Can Support Nurses During Public Health Crises to Protect Their Mental Health