Science & Technology

Does Childhood Poverty Affect Brain Development?

A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.

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February 4, 2015 6:00 PM | Comments

The shakeup in Albany, Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address, WNYC radio series on cancer, Dr. Ruth’s new book “Myths of Love” and bald eagles thriving in New Jersey.

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December 18, 2014 2:46 PM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Michael Hill, NJTV News  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
Who would have ever thought the Department of Defense would have a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to a group of teachers?VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  December 18, 2014 2:40 PM | Comments

Tantoco joined MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to talk about her personal journey, the launching of .NYC and the barriers that still exist for women in the tech industry.

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December 15, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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November 13, 2014 12:20 PM | Comments

NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys that teach kids to code, Maria Hinojosa on changing American demographics and New York’s newly-crowned tallest residential building.

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William Brangham, NewsHour Weekend  |  November 13, 2014 12:18 PM | Comments

Youth soccer has become one of the leading causes of concussions for kids in America, sending an estimated 10,000 kids to the E.R. every year.

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Jenna Flanagan  |  November 13, 2014 12:17 PM | 2 Comments
Toy and tech companies are placing an emphasis on making coding fun and exciting for kids.VIDEO
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November 10, 2014 5:35 PM | Comments

NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys that teach kids to code, Maria Hinojosa on changing American demographics and New York’s newly-crowned tallest residential building.

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November 6, 2014 11:05 AM | Comments

Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on privacy and data, Chalkbeat Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Green and a Vietnam veteran who brings inner-city kids closer to nature.

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