By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two University of California, Berkeley professors have taken a deep dive into new data and found that claims in Michael Lewis' bestseller "Flash Boys" that retail investors are being gouged, or "front-run," by high-speed traders not to be true - at least not now. Show More Summary
Two years ago, John Darnielle (of the Mountain Goats) released his debut novel Wolf in White Van. The novel was on the longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction, and was a New York Times best seller. On Twitter, he has shared...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — As advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) ramp up across Silicon Alley, a new accelerator program devoted to the technology is taking shape. New York University is teaming up with ff Venture Capital to find five early-stage startups and bring them together under one roof. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY, July 28, 2016 - Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) have found that legislation reducing access to firearms has lowered firearm suicide rates in other countries. Show More Summary
New York, a town bought by the Dutch for a handful of Ess-A-Bagel dough, has long since been a City Of Food, boasting the universe's finest pizza, hot dogs, steaks, bagels, and more. We've rounded up some of the city's best classic dishes,...Show More Summary
The State University of New York at Albany has canceled a basketball game at Duke University. Officials say the game would violate New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ban on nonessential travel to North Carolina, a ban enacted because of a state law requiring individuals to use the bathroom matching the gender on their birth certificate in government buildings.
NEW YORK, NY, July 26, 2016 - Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York State Psychiatric Institute, and NewYork-Presbyterian reported that an odor identification test may prove useful in predicting cognitive...Show More Summary
BINGHAMTON, NY - Mood and personality play an important role in how companies should manage their IT systems, according to a new study co-authored by a researcher at Binghamton University, State University of New York. read more
The first name on your family tree—in fact, on the family tree of every living creature—should technically be LUCA. As the New York Times explains, the acronym stands for the Last Universal Common Ancestor, an organism that lived about 4 billion years ago and became the ancestor of...
Where did complex life originate? The New York Times reports on new research from a team led by William Martin of Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf: Their starting point was the known protein-coding genes of bacteria and archaea. Show More Summary
The first presidential debate between the Democratic and Republican nominees has been relocated to Hofstra University after officials at Wright State in Ohio backed out of hosting the event because... To view the full story, click the title link.
Comic-Con brought a fresh look at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which explores a new corner of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe: the magical side of New York City, circa 1926. Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is freshly arrived in the Big Apple with nothing more than a valise full of... Show More Summary
The New York Public Library has named Joshua Chuang?former Chief Curator of the University of Arizona?s Center for Creative Photography (CCP)? the Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Associate Director for Art, Prints and Photographs, and The Robert B. Show More Summary
Only a couple of U.S. fashion schools have staged runway shows during New York Fashion Week over the years, including Parsons and the Academy of Art University, while most hold shows in May around graduation time. Of course, New York Fashion Week is a much more visible platform, and... Continue reading
THIS IS NOT THE 21ST CENTURY I WAS PROMISED: Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York. Dubbed as “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, London-born second-year Stanford University student Joshua Browder, DoNotPay helps users contest parking tickets in an easy to use chat-like interface. The program first works […]
Wendy Wall, Binghamton University, State University of New York The U.S. is in the midst of a tepid economic recovery following a catastrophic downturn, but millions of Americans continue to feel left behind. Some turn their anger on corporations and Wall Street. Show More Summary
Lil B stopped by the University of Nevada: Reno to spread some positivity to the students. The Based God has spoken at a number of top tier universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, University of California: Los Angeles, Virginia Tech and Carnegie Mellon... Continue reading…
Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and other Gulf States have started buying up franchises—and not just McDonald’s. These days the Gulf States are purchasing branches of universities like NYU and museums like the Guggenheim in New York City, part of peppering their societies with the “obligatory landmarks for the global investor […]
Last week, the University of Albany announced that it would not be playing its scheduled men’s basketball game at Duke this season because New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned state employees from non-essential travel to the state of North Carolina. The edict was issued in response to North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which mandates […]
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Hofstra University in New York, which will replace Ohio's Wright State University as host of the first presidential debate, has offered to allow 15 WSU students to attend the event. University donors will be asked to cover the costs for the students, who will be selected through a lottery system.