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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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Discovering New Tools to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Video | Oct 12, 2018

Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., enlists undergraduate students in his research into bacteriophages to fight resistant bacterial infections that occur due to the overuse of antibiotics.
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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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NYIT Wins ESD Grant for Bioengineering Laboratory

News Release | Jun 25, 2018

Empire State Development, the New York State economic development agency, has awarded NYIT $150,000 to support the creation of a bioengineering laboratory as part of New York State’s Life Sciences Initiative.


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News Brief: FEW Researchers Strategize at NYIT

Feature | Jun 20, 2018

Scientists, designers, and others interested in the food/energy/water nexus met at NYIT to establish a research network.


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NYIT Faculty Members Research RNA Variants Under Multi-Year NIH Grant

News Release | Sep 18, 2017

Computer Science and Life Science faculty members at NYIT will develop cutting edge tools to detect and describe RNA modifications and their potential links to serious diseases.


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