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Attacking the Flu by Hijacking Infected Cells


They’re called TIPs and their task would be to infiltrate and outcompete influenza, HIV, Ebola and other viruses. Soon, Rutgers’ Laura Fabris will play a key role in a project aimed at designing TIPs – therapeutic interfering particles to...
16-Feb-2017 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Rutgers–Princeton Center Uses Computational Models to Understand Psychiatric Conditions

New Rutgers–Princeton Center Uses Computational Models to Understand Psychiatric Conditions
14-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alzheimer’s May Be Linked to Defective Brain Cells Spreading Disease


Rutgers scientists say neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick. In a study published in Nature, Monica Driscoll, distinguished...
13-Feb-2017 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Evolution Alters Biological Invasions


Biological invasions pose major threats to biodiversity, but little is known about how evolution might alter their impacts over time. Now, Rutgers University scientists have performed the first study of how evolution unfolds after invasions change...
13-Feb-2017 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Danielle King: A Champion for the Disabled and LBGTQA Youth


A Rutgers School of Public Health student and former Marine dedicates her life to improving the lives of vulnerable communities
6-Feb-2017 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How a Tech Start-Up Pioneer Found New Meaning to Life in Health Care


Seeking more meaning to life, a successful entrepreneur pursues a career as a physician assistant
30-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Toxic Mercury in Aquatic Life Could Spike with Greater Land Runoff


A highly toxic form of mercury could jump by 300 to 600 percent in zooplankton – tiny animals at the base of the marine food chain – if land runoff increases by 15 to 30 percent, according to a new study. And such an increase is possible due to...
27-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Preventable Deaths on the Rise in Delhi Despite Investments in Health Care

Preventable Deaths on the Rise in Delhi Despite Investments in Health Care
27-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tallying the Social Cost of Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide


A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee today released a report aimed at ensuring that estimates of the social cost of carbon dioxide used by the U.S. government keep reflecting state-of-the-art science and evidence....
11-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving Tips for the Holidays

An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory
15-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST

Frequent Flyer Seeks to Improve Global Health


Mark Gregory Robson has been on a global health crusade for decades. The Rutgers professor has spent countless hours in Thailand, the Philippines, Liberia and other countries working on pesticide issues, education and training. He is Board of...
10-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Burning Fossil Fuels Poses Existential Threat to Earth


Burning coal for electricity is in decline, while the use of natural gas, solar and wind power are on the rise. But how close are we to creating a clean energy economy to help protect our planet from the impacts of climate change? Rutgers Today...
27-Oct-2016 10:15 AM EDT

How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events


In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.
22-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT

Meet Rutgers’ RADICAL Supercomputing Guru


Shantenu Jha is a RADICAL man. Jha and his RADICAL (Rutgers Advanced Distributed Cyberinfrastructure and Applications Laboratory) team operate at the crossroads of computing and science, and their work has benefited research in the molecular...
22-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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

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