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The Twisted Physics Behind the Incredible Sport of ‘Tricking’

“Tricking” — the love child of martial arts, parkour, break dancing and gymnastics — looks like it should be impossible. The men and women who perform this high-energy combination of flips, spins and kicks appear to break the laws of physics. “Tricking is very physical...

Hacked 3D Printers Could Commit Industrial Sabotage

3D printers can churn out toys, clothing and even food. But the technology also shows potential for use in industrial sabotage, researchers warn. Imagine a car maker using 3D printers to manufacture components, only to have the parts contain defects that are undetectable until it’s too late...

EXCLUSIVE: City Launching Summer STEM Classes for Underserved Students; They'll Tackle Coding, Video Game Design and More

City schools boss Carmen Fariña is kicking off a slew of new summer classes focused on the white-hot fields of science, technology engineering and math - better known as STEM. Fariña will outline the public schools’ new STEM Summer in the City classes in a Wednesday speech at...

New York University Tandon Team Creates ‘Smart’ Rehab for Stroke Patients

A team of Indian American students and professors at New York University Tandon School of Engineering has created a way to help the rehabilitation process for stroke victims through smartphone-integrated wearable devices. NYU Tandon professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Vikram Kapila...

Hackers Could Place Internal Defects into 3D Prints, Say NYU Cybersecurity Researchers

Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have published a report highlighting two potential cybersecurity risks associated with 3D printing. The researchers noted that printing orientation and insertion of fine defects could represent “possible foci for attacks.” When...

NYU Researchers Find Cybersecurity Risks in 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is currently a $4 billion business, with that number expected to quadruple by 2020. As more and more manufacturers continue to adopt this technology, researchers at New York University (NYU) say that new cybersecurity methods and tools are needed to properly monitor the...

Hacked 3D Printers Could Commit Industrial Sabotage

3D printers can churn out toys, clothing and even food. But the technology also shows potential for use in industrial sabotage, researchers warn. Imagine a car maker using 3D printers to manufacture components, only to have the parts contain defects that are undetectable until it’s too late...

NYU Tandon to Host K-12 Students, Teachers for STEMNow

New York University's (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering will host its fourth annual STEMNow program beginning this week in an effort to inspire excitement about science, technology, engineering and math among K-12 students. Launching this Wednesday with a keynote speech from Carmen Fari...

NYU Tandon Welcomes K-12 Students, Teachers for STEMNow

New York University's (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering will launch its fourth annual STEMNow program this week in an effort to inspire excitement about science, technology, engineering and math among K-12 students. Launching this Wednesday with a keynote speech from Carmen Fariña,...

Researchers Add Synthetic Bugs to Software to Analyze Vulnerability-Testing Tools

Researchers at New York University, MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory and Northeastern University are purposely adding bugs to software in order to improve bug detection, according to a Network World report. The researchers are inserting a specific number of synthetic bugs into software and then...