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2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals--particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO An article in the current issue of the journal...

2014-07-29 23:16:00

Scholarships to support STEM education in place for next class of Florida Polytechnic University students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution. The University’s Board of Trustees voted on Monday, July 28 to approve a new scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Incoming full-time undergraduate students will receive scholarships ranging from...

2014-06-20 12:25:37

First in New York to be Designated an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Agency and the United States Cyber Command have named the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, the first in New York earning the designation and one of only a handful in the country to earn all three Center of Excellence designations from NSA....

2014-06-16 08:29:41

'Fidget Widgets' Project Looks for New Ways that Seemingly Mindless Interactions Can Increase Productivity, Enhance Creativity, and Lessen Stress NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Game Innovation Lab know that doodling, fiddling, and fidgeting are anything but trivial. The fascinating and powerful interrelation of bodily movement, cognition, and emotional state has been amply demonstrated, and...

2014-05-27 16:26:11

Agreement enhances and strengthens shared missions in a more sustainable model NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montefiore Health System and Yeshiva University have come to an historic agreement to build upon a longstanding, 50-year relationship that has trained generations of physicians and medical researchers. A new entity will be jointly formed by Montefiore and Yeshiva, with Montefiore assuming greater responsibility for the day-to-day operations and financial...

2014-05-12 20:22:35

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Botanical Garden's exhibition Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them explores the burgeoning age of gardening in the early 20th century and the contributions of American women who emerged as influential professionals in the fields of landscape architecture and design and garden photography. Opening on May 17 and running through September 7, 2014, the multifaceted exhibition examines how the work of...

2014-05-12 08:38:46

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the University of British Columbia have developed the first tool of its kind for diagnosing failures in complex networked applications like Skype, Firefox, and Apache. Upending traditional application diagnostics, NetCheck requires neither source code nor application-specific information, but instead relies on modeling and simulating networking behaviors to identify issues that...

2014-05-08 12:23:26

NYC Design Week Will Bring the Area's Most Innovative Thinkers to One of Its Most Dynamic Incubators BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 10, the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy (NYC ACRE) at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host its second annual Design Jam, inviting designers to bring their creative insight to the challenges faced by the clean-tech incubator's entrepreneurs....

2014-04-30 08:41:47

Event Honors National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering honored two noteworthy leaders of industry and education during its annual gala in support of scholarships last night at the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manhattan. The event recognized Steve Holliday, the chief executive...

2014-04-29 08:46:44

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS and Straight Path Spectrum, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSE MKT:STRP), announced that Straight Path is joining the New York University-based research center as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO NYU WIRELESS--a research center in the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the NYU Langone School of Medicine, and...


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