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Regional Sea-Level Scenarios Will Help Northeast Plan for Faster-Than-Global Rise


Sea level in the Northeast and in some other U.S. regions will rise significantly faster than the global average, according to a report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Moreover, in a worst-case scenario,...
19-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Future ‘Smart Cities’ Should be Super-Connected, Green and Resilient


When Superstorm Sandy lashed New Jersey in 2012, Narayan B. Mandayam lost power in his East Brunswick home for five days. Sandy sparked the Rutgers professor’s interest in helping to engineer smart cities, where everything is connected; renewable...
22-Dec-2016 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ten Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science


Ten Rutgers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor conferred on 381 other experts in the U.S. and abroad. The fellows were chosen by their AAAS peers for efforts to advance science...
21-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers’ Bountiful Cranberries Spreading in U.S., Canada and Overseas


If you drink cranberry juice, munch on dried cranberries or savor cranberry sauce, chances are they may include varieties bred at Rutgers University in the New Jersey Pinelands.
21-Nov-2016 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

High School Students Explore Careers in Health Care Through Rutgers Program


New Jersey high schoolers can earn college credit while learning about growing health care fields and obtaining clinical experience
20-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Asteroid Impacts Could Create Habitats for Life


An international team of 38 scientists, including Rutgers’ Sonia Tikoo, has shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks and possibly create habitats for early life on Earth and elsewhere.
16-Nov-2016 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Stress Affects Saving and Spending Habits


In a study published in the Journal of Marketing Research in October, Kristina Durante of Rutgers University and Juliano Laran at University of Miami find that stress leads consumers to save money in general but spend strategically on products they...
14-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tracking the ‘Next Big Thing’


Notable alumni presenting at A Day of Revolutionary Thinking on Rutgers’ 250th birthday give a glimpse of the most important issues on the horizon in their fields
7-Nov-2016 11:05 AM 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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