Gold test strip may detect heart attacks early

A team of researchers are working on a new gold test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks.

Speech requires both sides of brain

Humans need both sides of their brain for speech, according to a study today that could rewrite therapy for people verbally impaired by a stroke.

`Jellyfish aircraft` takes flight

Inspired by nature and by the aviation pioneers of the early 20th century, scientists in the United States said Wednesday they had built the world`s first jellyfish aircraft.

Facebook seeks to get smarter with big data

Facebook is working to become your new best friend, getting to know you better by infusing the billion-member social network`s software with artificial intelligence.

Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab

Facebook has unveiled plans on a partnership with New York University for a new centre for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network`s massive trove of data.

Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab

Facebook has unveiled plans on a partnership with New York University for a new centre for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network`s massive trove of data.

Soon, forget about forgetting

A team of neuroscientists have found a key to reducing the forgetfulness of people.

Indian physicist made Innovation Chair at New York University

India-born distinguished experimental physicist, Dr Katepalli Sreenivasan, has been appointed to the Kleiner Chair for Innovation in Mechanical Engineering at the New York University (NYU).

Diaper-free toddlers walk better: Study

Parents, please note! Keeping your toddlers diaper-free can boost their walking ability, a new study has found.

NYU forced me out over pressure from China: Blind activist Chen

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who dramatically fled to the US Embassy here from house arrest sparking a diplomatic crisis, has accused New York University of ending his fellowship due to "unrelenting pressure" from China, leaving him and his family stranded.

Chinese dissident to leave New York University

The New York University said on Thursday that it would soon part ways with prominent Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng but insisted that he would soon find another way to stay in the United States.

NYU class asks students to submit ‘hypothetical terrorist attack plan’

A NYU class on ‘transnational terrorism’ has reportedly asked students to “hypothetically plan a terrorist attack”, a move that shocked US police officials.

Jet lag may soon be history

Biologists at New York University have sheds new light on sleep-wake cycles by uncovering one way that biological clocks control neuronal activity.

New York polytechnic honours Sam Pitroda

Polytechnic Institute of New York University has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering on Sam Pitroda, adviser to Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh.

Chinese activist Chen gets offer to study in US

Chen received an offer from New York University to be a visiting scholar either in its campus here or at any of the institution`s global sites.

IIT Mumbai part of consortium to build campus in NY

IIT-Mumbai will be part of a consortium of world class academic institutions that has been selected to set up an applied sciences campus in Brooklyn.