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2013-07-16 23:17:45

New York University, National Aquarium Among First to Introduce Google+ Hangouts, YouTube Videos and More to Real-Time Twitter Dialogue LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Nestivity, a social media startup developing community software tools for Twitter, announces its version 1.0 release, enabling brands to broadcast rich media to their community on Twitter. New York University, The National Aquarium, UNICEF, Fox News, and nearly 5,000 beta users have signed up to engage their followers...

2013-07-08 08:30:47

National Science Foundation Director of Engineering Education Dr. Theresa Maldonado Keynotes Launch for 16 Summer Programs Building a Model for the Rest of the Country BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to evidence that the United States is falling behind other countries in preparing youngsters in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-and to President Barack Obama's recent call for "an all-hands on deck approach to...

2013-07-01 16:26:27

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its Ohio presence through the acquisition of the operations of North Central Emergency Associates, LLC, the group that manages and staffs the hospital emergency departments for Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, Ohio, and The Bellevue Hospital in Bellevue, Ohio. Fisher-Titus Medical Center cares for approximately 27,000 emergency patients annually, and The Bellevue Hospital cares for approximately 16,000...

2013-06-25 12:28:04

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the bane of streaming media--the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) may make spotty streaming and data-hogging downloads a thing of the past. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The patent-pending...

2013-06-21 12:25:23

Elza Erkip's Paper Cited for Long-lasting Impact in Wireless Communications BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elza Erkip, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has received the 2013 IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication for her paper "User Cooperation Diversity-Part I: System Description," which was published in the journal IEEE Transactions on Communications in 2003....

2013-06-18 16:21:48

Technology Center in Brooklyn Tech Triangle Will Nurture Startups Seeking to Make Cities More Sustainable and Resilient NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced plans to develop and operate the Clean Technology Entrepreneur Center (NYC CTEC), an incubator and multi-use space to support innovators focused on solving urban challenges of sustainability,...

2013-06-06 19:56:12

Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies by researchers at New York University. Their findings, which appear in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, suggest that there is a link between political ideology and racial categorization. "A person's race is often thought to be clear-cut and fixed," explains Amy Krosch, a doctoral student in New York University's Department of Psychology and the lead...

2013-06-06 12:20:10

Environmental Design Research Association Career Award Cites Professor Rich Wener's Lifelong Work on Empowering the Powerless and Respect for All BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than three decades, Rich Wener, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has conducted research into the environmental psychology of correctional facilities. His findings have significantly furthered our ability to build more humane, just, and...

2013-06-05 08:23:57

Robotic Fish Offer a New Avenue for Understanding Alcohol's Effect on Brain, Behavior BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rats and mice have long been a model for researchers aiming to understand the complex impact of alcohol and other substances of abuse on behavior and the brain's reward systems. But now, a team at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has demonstrated a new method for such experiments that promises to yield large amounts of data...

2013-06-03 20:20:36

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 1, 2013 the ArtWorks' Intensive CAIR (Creative Artist In Residence) program premiered 'You Can Overcome Anything' at NYU's Hospital for Joint Diseases Loeb Auditorium. The animated short was created by the Initiative for Women with Disabilities' Young Women's Program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and produced by Chris Dudick of Small Factory Productions. The ArtWorks' Intensive CAIR program at NYU's Hospital for Joint Diseases was...