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Team develops cancer imaging aid from horse chestnuts

Research at The City College of New York shows that cancer imaging can be simplified by a photonic process utilizing molecules derived from horse chestnuts. The study with potential to better detect the presence of cancer is led by George...Show More Summary

Report Says Waste-to-Energy a False Path to Zero Waste

  Researchers at the City College of New York (CCNY) claim the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) is releasing misleading information claiming waste-to-energy is a false path to zero waste, and it could lead to “more waste going into landfills than ever before.” The report says the GAIA has... Show More Summary

The very best science books of 2017

This was a great year of reading for science nerds. The book options included a novella about an out-of-this-world college student, a tale about life in the sunken New York City of the future, and astronaut Scott Kelly's memoir about his year in space. Show More Summary

The all-time Heisman Trophy winners list, with Baker Mayfield as its most recent addition

Here’s every player who’s won college football’s most prestigious individual award. The 83nd Heisman Trophy just went out to Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield. He’s joined in New York City by 2016 winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville and Bryce...Show More Summary

Airline food study 2017 - 2018

(The City University of New York) Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and DietDetective.com have released the 2017-18 Airline Food Study, rating foods for twelve (12) airlines.

Bernard King on Growing Up in Brooklyn and Writing His New Book

The normally-private Hall of Famer shares his story, from playing ball in New York City's playgrounds to sending his daughter off to college. The post Bernard King on Growing Up in Brooklyn and Writing His New Book appeared first on SLAMonline.

Norway spruce cut down in Pennsylvania to adorn Rockefeller Center

It will soon look a lot like Christmas in New York City thanks to a tree from Pennsylvania. Workers on Thursday cut down a 75-foot Norway Spruce at the State College home of Jason Perrin that was... To view the full story, click the title link.

NSF RAPID grant boosts CCNY's Caribbean storm study

(City College of New York) Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the Caribbean recently, experts at the City College of New York were gaining insight into how storms develop and intensify in the region. A $174,895 grant from the National Science Foundation promises to boost this research.

CCNY study reveals power supply might not be as vulnerable to climate change as we thought

(City College of New York) Here's a bit of surprising news. A closer look at how climate change could impact our power supply shows that America's infrastructure might be more adaptable than scientists anticipated.

Sonic Hedgehog at the center of Parkinson's research at CCNY

(City College of New York) You may know Sonic Hedgehog as a Sega videogame character who saves us all from world domination. But within the realm of science, Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) is also helping to solve the mysteries of Parkinson's Disease.

AT COLUMBIA, TACIT SUPPORT FOR CAMPUS TERRORISM: New York City’s Antifa coalition continues to do…

AT COLUMBIA, TACIT SUPPORT FOR CAMPUS TERRORISM: New York City’s Antifa coalition continues to dox and vaguely threaten the Executive Board members of Columbia University’s College Republicans chapter while the school remains silent...

Love lives don't get easier after college in 'A Swell in the Ground'

A former Julliard fellow, the New York-based writer Janine Nabers clearly is well acquainted with the years when former students of prestigious schools hit New York City and find out a few hard truths about themselves and those they thought they loved. “A Swell in the Ground,” which could well...

CCNY psychologists develop new model that links emotions and mental health

(City College of New York) For decades psychologists have studied how people regulate emotions using a multitude of ways to conceptualize and assess emotion regulation. Now a recent study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE by Elliot Jurist and David M. Show More Summary

New Central Park fly species gets CCNY professor's moniker

(City College of New York) Introducing Themira lohmanus, a fly like no other, and the most recently discovered species in the popular Manhattan urban oasis of Central Park! The immature insects subsist on duck droppings, and have a strong CCNY connection: Themira lohmanus is named after City College of New York entomologist, and Professor of Biology, David Lohman.

Q&A: Yancey Richardson on Gender Diversity in the Art World

3 months agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

A study published this spring by The City University of New York’s Guttman College argued that the art world remains predominantly white and male. Nearly 70 percent of the artists represented at 45 prominent New York galleries were male, the study suggested. Show More Summary

Convergent evolution of mimetic butterflies confounds classification

David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York's Division of Science, is co-author of a landmark paper on butterflies "An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner, 1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)."...Show More Summary

CCNY-led research team identifies new organelle in parasitic wasp venom

(City College of New York) City College of New York biologist Shubha Govind and her research team have identified the composition of 'virus-like particles' (VLPs) found in the venom of a wasp that is a parasite of fruit flies. Invisible to the eye, wasp VLPs suppress the flies' immune responses by killing their blood cells.

College GameDay’ is headed to New York City, and no one seems particularly pleased about it

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

When you think of ESPN’s College GameDay, you surely imagine the show’s set placed in front of a big, open area where masses of monochromatically dressed college kids have assembled to mill around and jump up and down. But on Sept. 23,...Show More Summary

Introducing the Intimate Bedroom Rock of Soccer Mommy

There’s a kind of a cliché about the kids who go to college in New York City — that while their pals in Ann Arbor and South Bend are content to fumble through four years of sloppily drunken coming-of-age-stuff, these eager young achievers have put themselves on an accelerated track. ... More »

Public exhibit features artwork depicting the NYPD on 9/11

A series of paintings, sculpture and illustrations depicting the New York City Police department's actions during Sept. 11 is part of a new exhibit at John Jay College. NYPD Commissioner … Click to Continue »

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