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June 26, 2015 9:44 AM | Comments

Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, PBS NewsHour Weekend and NJTV News […]

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June 25, 2015 11:27 AM | Comments
A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, […]

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May 28, 2015 1:09 PM | Comments
What role did New York City play in the efforts of the Underground Railroad?VIDEO
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May 15, 2015 10:40 AM | Comments

The latest from Albany where corruption charges forced Republican State Senator Dean Skelos to resign, the adaptive hybrid coywolf species and its frequent appearances in the area, female inmates face limited access to to prison nurseries and artists get a creative break at the Millay Colony for the Arts.

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May 14, 2015 10:32 AM | Comments

The latest from Albany where corruption charges forced Republican State Senator Dean Skelos to resign, the adaptive hybrid coywolf species and its frequent appearances in the area, female inmates face limited access to to prison nurseries and artists get a creative break at the Millay Colony for the Arts.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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November 6, 2014 11:03 AM | Comments
Ebola may be in the headlines now, but there's much more to know about everything from rare viruses to the ever-present flu.VIDEO
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December 18, 2013 3:33 PM | 2 Comments
Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.VIDEO
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March 20, 2013 4:48 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus reports on the debate over raising the minimum wage, we talk about our Five Borough Ballot reporting project on the mayoral election, some famous cheesecake by upstate nuns, and much more...VIDEO
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