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Q&A: Fighting for Strong Bones

Feature | Feb 20, 2019

Professor Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby for improved access to and use of bone density testing.


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NYIT Opens New Chemical Laboratory

Feature | Jan 23, 2019

On January 22, the NYIT community celebrated the opening of a new chemical laboratory in Theobald Science Center at NYIT-Long Island.


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Video: Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs—With Viruses

Feature | Nov 08, 2018

In a Facebook Live session, NYIT students take viewers on a live hunt for the answer to antibiotic resistance—viruses.


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Engineers, Life Scientist Team Up to Create “Precision Agriculture”

Feature | Nov 07, 2018

With the help of a nearly $300,000 NSF grant, NYIT faculty are developing a soil nutrient sensing system to enhance crop growth and reduce contamination from agricultural runoff.


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News Brief: Students Take First Place at MACUB Conference

Feature | Nov 06, 2018

Two NYIT students and an alumna won first place at the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists conference for their work with bacteriophages.


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Alumni Profile: Amanda Kaminaris

Profile | Sep 21, 2018

Amanda Kaminaris applied for NYIT’s undergraduate advanced research program thinking it would be a good resume builder. Instead, biomedical research became a major part of her education.
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News Brief: Professor Eugene Mitacek Funds Excellence in Life Sciences

Feature | Sep 05, 2018

Professor Eugene J. Mitacek, Ph.D., makes two $20,000 donations to fund awards that recognize the exceptional work of NYIT students and faculty.


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Throwing Light on STEM Innovation

Feature | Sep 04, 2018

NYIT researchers received a $426,621 grant from the National Science Foundation for a micro-computed tomography machine, which will allow them to explore the internal spaces and structures of specimen at the microscopic level.


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NYIT Receives NSF Grant, Aims to Strengthen Regional STEM Innovation

News Release | Sep 04, 2018

NYIT researchers have secured $426,621 in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the acquisition of a micro-computed tomography machine.


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Hunting for Bacteriophages in the Kitchen Sink

Feature | Jun 28, 2018

Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., and a team of undergraduate students look to the kitchen sponge for solutions to antibiotic resistance.


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