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television brainwaves
2014-07-31 04:42:59

A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks to have found a highly reliable way to predict audience reaction to TV shows and commercials.

2014-06-03 08:24:20

Collaboration between SheerWind and the City College of New York describes how a new concept in wind harnessing significantly outperforms traditional wind turbines and reduces cost MINNEAPOLIS,

2012-06-15 11:50:05

An international team of researchers’ study of the spatial patterns of the spread of obesity suggests America’s bulging waistlines may have more to do with collective behavior than genetics or individual choices.

Possible Link Between Alzheimer's Disease And Diabetes
2012-06-15 10:39:25

Scientists from City College of New York-City University of New York recently published research that shows a connection between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.

Seeing Beyond The Visual Cortex
2012-04-03 04:00:35

It's a chilling thought--losing the sense of sight because of severe injury or damage to the brain's visual cortex. But, is it possible to train a damaged or injured brain to "see" again after such a catastrophic injury?

2012-03-09 02:20:36

The humble aspirin may soon have a new role. Scientists from The City College of New York have developed a new aspirin compound that has great promise to be not only an extremely potent cancer-fighter, but even safer than the classic medicine cabinet staple.

Extreme Melting On Greenland Ice Sheet Reported
2011-10-26 03:32:48

The Greenland ice sheet can experience extreme melting even when temperatures don’t hit record highs, according to a new analysis.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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