Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, biga

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic Check out this story on yorkdispatch.com: In this Thursday, May 24, 2018 photo, Adine Usher, 78, meets with breast cancer study leader Dr. Joseph Sparano at the Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx borough of New York.

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Easter Islanders used rope, ramps to put giant hats on famous statues

The ancient people of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, were able to move massive stone hats and place them on top of statues with little effort and resources, using a parbuckling technique, according to new research from a collaboration that included investigators from Binghamton University, State University at New York. “Of the many questions that surround the island’s past, two tend to stand out: How did people of the past move such massive statues and how did they place such massive stone hats on top of their heads?” said Carl Lipo, a professor of anthropology at Binghamton University.

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Hepatitis C screening recommended for people born between 1945-1975

Canadians born between 1945 and 1975 – essentially the baby-boom generation – should be tested for the potentially liver-destroying virus hepatitis C, a new set of guidelines recommends. More than 250,000 Canadians are believed to be infected with hepatitis C, but 40 to 70 per cent are unaware they harbour the blood-borne virus because it can take decades before symptoms become evident.

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New York University Scientists Trace Cybercrime Banking Networks and Win Best Research Paper Award

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New York University researchers at the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s (APWG) cybercrime research conference, in San Diego California, demonstrated their method for exposing bank accounts used to clear payments for purchase of …

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5 Years on, U.S. Government Still Counting Snowden Leak Costs

Edward Snowden participates in a conversation via video with John Perry Barlow of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, at the Personal Democracy Forum at New York University in 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero?

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New York University Abu Dhabi Honors Class of 2018 at Its Fifth Graduation Ceremony

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) celebrated its fifth graduation ceremony today honoring the many accomplishments, academic passion, and inspirational ambition of the Class of 2018. Degrees were conferred to 253 students from 71 countries at the …

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SUNY official placed on leave over Afghanistan bombing claim

ALBANY, N.Y. >> A high-ranking New York university official has been placed on leave after his story about surviving a deadly bombing in Afghanistan, being offered a job by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and other claims have been challenged by a …

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University official resigns after Afghanistan bombing claim

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – A high-ranking New York university official resigned Monday after a newspaper challenged his story about surviving a deadly bombing in Afghanistan, being offered a job by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and other claims.

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New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus could still be exploiting migrant laborers, report says

Report by student advocacy group criticizes NYU for failing to eliminate risk of migrant laborers working in harsh conditions in Abu Dhabi. Investigation in 2014 claimed migrant workers were forced to pay recruitment fees to secure a job and lived in …

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