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Smoking during pregnancy associated with increased risk of schizophrenia in offspring

A study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York State Psychiatric Institute and colleagues in Finland reports an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for schizophrenia in children. Show More Summary

Defending trade against bad arguments

Appearing at New York University’s business school commencement ceremonies on Friday, GE Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt explained: While U.S. companies can win globally, the U.S. doesn’t engage effectively enough on the world economic scene. With just 5% of the world’s population and 25% of the GDP, we have a lot to gain, but are looking inward. […]

Fritz Stern, refugee and leading historian of Germany, dies at 90

Dr. Stern fled Nazi Germany as a boy and settled in New York, where he taught for decades at Columbia University.

The First-Ever $100,000 Chamber Music Prize Has A Winner

The grand prize at the inaugural M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, held at the University of Michigan, was won by the Calidore String Quartet of New York. The competition, created by Sphinx Competition founder Aaron Dworkin, has divisions for strings and winds as well as an open category which covers percussion groups, mixed ensembles, and other […]

Two-stage nanoparticle delivery of piperlongumine and TRAIL anti-cancer therapy

A team of researchers from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York demonstrated a drug delivery mechanism that utilizes two independent vehicles, allowing for delivery of chemically and physically dis-tinct agents. The mechanism was utilized...Show More Summary

How this NYU student earns enough to cover his $48,000 annual tuition

Long Island native Eric Hu wasn't going to let a hefty price tag get in the way of his dream of attending New York University. The New York City school is the third most expensive university in the country, with a $65,680 annual price...Show More Summary

Atheist Benefactor Helps University of Miami Fund Chair for the Study of Atheism

The University of Miami will soon become one of only two schools in the nation to have an entire program dedicated to studying atheism and atheists from an academic perspective.The New York Times' Laurie Goodstein reports that, withShow More Summary

Miss Universe 2015 News: Pia Wurtzbach Gushes Over Meeting Gordon Ramsay, Clears Issue About Dr. Mike

As Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is a culinary graduate, it is but understandable why the beauty from the Philippines couldn't help but gush upon recently brushing elbows with English chef-restaurateur Gordon Ramsay in New York.

Trump University lawsuit headed to New York's highest court

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump probably won't have to defend himself against a civil fraud lawsuit linked to his failed real estate school until after the election. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

York U invention promises rapid detection of E. coli in water

TORONTO, May 17, 2016 - Tragedies like the E. coli outbreak in Ontario's Walkerton in May 2000 could be averted today with a new invention by researchers at York University that can detect the deadly contaminant in drinking water early. read more

It's Official:'Antonin Scalia Law School At George Mason University'

ABA Journal, It's Official: George Mason's Law School to Take Name of the Late Justice Scalia National Law Journal, 'Antonin Scalia Law School' Name Change is Official Now New York Times, George Mason University Firms Up Plan to Name Law School for Scalia Wall Street Journal, George Mason Gets Go-Ahead...

Trump University Lawsuit Goes To New York’s Highest Court — Court Date Before November Elections Now Unlikely

A Trump University court case that might impede Donald Trump’s presidential run became less likely today, Reuters News reported. “The mid-level appeals court ruled that Trump’s lawyers can argue to the state’s highest court that the fraud claims against Trump University brought by the state attorney general should be dismissed,” said Reuters. Show More Summary

Homer Simpson Settles New York vs. Chicago Pizza Debate Once and for All

Er, kind of It's one of the most hotly contested debates in the culinary universe: Which pizza reigns supreme, New York-style or Chicago deep dish? Loyalists on both sides have thrown countless jabs at the opposition, but Chicago's beloved...Show More Summary

Putin Is Being Pushed to Abandon His Conciliatory Approach to the West and Prepare for War

BEIRUT -- Something significant happened in the last few days of April, but it seems the only person who noticed was Stephen Cohen, a professor emeritus of Russian studies at New York University and Princeton University. In a recorded...Show More Summary

That Time Donald Trump Humiliated Miss Universe for Gaining Weight

Last weekend, the New York Times published a compendium of interviews with women who have interacted over the decades with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The piece, by Michael Barbaro and Megan Twohey, chronicled...Show More Summary

How the different definitions of ‘medical marijuana’ from state to state hurt people who need it

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Kenneth E. Leonard, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York On April 17, Pennsylvania became the latest state to pass medical marijuana legislation, which will take effect this month. And recently Ohio’s House of Representatives has passed a plan to permit medical marijuana in the...

Mariah Carey Wears Almost Nothing, Gets Carried On Stage at NBC Upfront 2016

Mariah Carey wears a sheer and barely there bodysuit while making her grand entrance on stage during the 2016 NBC Universal Upfront Presentation on Monday (May 16) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The 46-year-old entertainer, who looked incredible in the outfit, was carried on stage by two shirtless men holding her [...]

Ryan Phillippe Debuts Trailer for USA's 'Shooter' TV Adaptation!

Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps hit the carpet together at the 2016 NBC Universal Upfront Presentation on Monday (May 16) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The guys premiered the first trailer for their new USA series Shooter, based on the movie starring Mark Wahlberg. Watch the clip below! Other stars to [...]

Kristen Bell, Sophia Bush, & Taylor Kinney Do Promo at NBC Upfronts 2016!

Kristen Bell, Taylor Kinney, and Sophia Bush hit the carpet at the 2016 NBC Universal Upfront Presentation at Radio City Music Hall on Monday (May 16) in New York City. Kristen was there to present her new series The Good Place while Sophia and Taylor were there to support their respective shows, Chicago P.D. and [...]

Unearthing Emily Dickinson’s Gardens

New York Times’s Ferris Jabr joins Kerry Lynch and company, from Archaeological Services at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to uncover and restore the fabled gardens on the Dickinson estate. According to literary scholar Judith Farr, during her lifetime, Emily Dickinson was “known more widely as a gardener, perhaps, than as a poet.” More: Some […]

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