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Texting at Night Affects Teens’ Sleep, Academic Performance

Rutgers researcher finds that instant messaging in the dark makes a difference compared to having the lights on
26-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Makes Major Commitment to Translational Science


Reynold Panettieri has joined Rutgers to develop the university's first clinical and translational science institute and serve as its director. He joins Rutgers from the University of Pennsylvania, where's he held several positions.
20-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Donald Roden: The Professor Who Founded a Prison-to-College Program That Provides a Second Chance


Mountainview Program at Rutgers has produced national scholars
19-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pepsi Cans Marking Rutgers’ 250th Anniversary Coming to Stores Near You


Rutgers, Pepsi partner to distribute 4 million cans in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware during milestone celebration
23-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ready for Whatever Comes Next


With her wife by her side, a Rutgers graduate pursues her love of acting and improving the lives of urban children
18-Dec-2015 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Seeking an End to Viral Hepatitis


Brian Strom, chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is leading an Institute of Medicine-sponsored committee of scientists studying whether Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can be eliminated. Story lists all committee members.
16-Dec-2015 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Christian Lambertsen: The Rutgers Alumnus Who Was a Father of SCUBA Diving


Human beings do not have gills, but swimming underwater as if we did has long been a basic urge. With his “amphibious respirator unit,” a prototype for what the world now calls SCUBA gear, Christian Lambertsen, Rutgers Class of 1939, made diving...
14-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

On Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook Shootings, Rutgers Professor Writes Book with the Teacher Who Saved a Classroom


Rutgers University-Newark’s Robin Gaby Fisher has spent her career writing about tragedy and resilience
10-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Are Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling? You Bet! Says Rutgers Gambling Expert. And the Future Legalization of Sports Betting May Be Their Biggest Wager


Fantasy sports look a lot like sports betting when you look at the way Internet sites have changed the game entirely, and the billions they are making in the process.
8-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

Are Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling? You bet! says Rutgers gambling expert. And the future legalization of Sports Betting may be their Biggest Wager


8-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

When ‘Healthy’ Eating Becomes a Health Risk


Rutgers psychologist discusses the dangers of orthorexia
16-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

A Rutgers University infectious diseases expert discusses the myths and facts of the measles outbreak and the “vaccine gap” that has put certain adults at risk.
6-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

An Update on Bacterial Meningitis and Other Important Vaccine News


With school underway and flu season not far behind, vaccinations are on people’s minds again, or at least they should be – according to experts such as George DiFerdinando Jr. who keep track of how disease spreads and the best ways to prevent...
18-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

As Ebola Rages, Controlling the Deadly Spread


As the out-of-control Ebola epidemic continues, an infectious disease physician and a medical historian -- both at Rutgers University -- discuss the risk for Americans, lessons from medical history, and treating people already at risk.
25-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

My Two Dads: Does Gender Matter When Raising Children?


In a book published this month, a Rutgers law professor examines what makes a good parent and how marriage equality improves the welfare of children of same-sex couples
4-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Hot Topic: A Potentially Deadly Virus Comes to the U.S.


Physician and infectious disease researcher Nila Dharan of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School discusses the deadly virus MERS and what people can do to protect themselves.
23-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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