Nikhil Gupta—Inspired to ask questions and explore to improve life

To help create better safety helmets and other gear, Nikhil Gupta analyzes the way bones breaks and protective foams hold up under stress. (watch video...)

Local Vets Receive Crash Course in How to Make It as Entrepreneurs

NY1 VIDEO: Some local military veterans received a crash course this summer in how to make it in the civilian world as entrepreneurs. The program was so successful, it's likely to expand. NY1's Jeanine Ramirez reports. (Watch video...)

Lucky Few Join STEM Mission at City’s Space Camp

"Okay, we're about to get started on our final briefing." The 32 students enrolled at the Department of Education's Summer Space Camp at the New York City Center for Space Science Education turned to the front of the room, where Zohar Ris, the school's flight director (call...

On Yelp, Doctors Get Reviewed Like Restaurants — And It Rankles

Dental patients really don't like Western Dental. Not its Anaheim, Calif., clinic: "I hate this place!!!" one reviewer wrote on the rating site Yelp. Or one of its locations in Phoenix: "Learn from my terrible experience and stay far, far away." In fact, the chain of low-...

Fish are reckless when drunk, study finds

The effect of alcohol on humans is well-documented in academic research, anecdotal evidence and police reports, but what of the fish's inebriation I hear you cry? Fortunately, given there is now a study for just about everything, we have some answers, after a research team from NYU Polytechnic...

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: How women are using social media to bust stereotypes and redirect the STEM conversation about gender

"I've been to war, I've had babies, and I'm a junior freelance web developer #ILookLikeAnEngineer." Krystyna Ewing hit the "tweet button" on this message at 7:12 p.m., August 3, and joined what's become a deluge of more that 32,000 tweets with that same hashtag....

Sharing Your Fitness Tracker Data? ‘Pace’ Yourself

Recently, I laced up my running shoes, connected my bluetooth headphones, turned on my Spotify playlist, and hit “Go Running” on my Runkeeper mobile app. About an hour later, the app notified me that I had run six miles at a decent pace of around eight minutes per mile. Founded in...

Solution To Security Hacks? Bring In More Women!

According to IBM, only 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce is women. With 1 million unfilled security jobs projected by 2019, the solution might be to bring in more women. Experts and students in the field tell us how they're bridging the gap. (Read more...)

City raises $9 M. from private sector for education agenda

The de Blasio administration has raised almost $9 million from the private sector for education-related initiatives in the last four months, an effort city officials say is proof of the business community's willingness to support the mayor on education issues. "We have found that the...

C&W Partners with NYU to Give Real Estate Support for Startups

Cushman & Wakefield has entered a partnership with New York University to offer support to young companies ready to break the shell of their incubators, Commercial Observer has learned. The brokerage will provide real estate advising on finding and leasing the right space for new companies...