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Designing the Future Internet


This century, our world will be flooded with hundreds of billions of smartphones, gadgets, sensors and other smart objects connected to the internet. At Rutgers University, Dipankar “Ray” Raychaudhuri is at the forefront of efforts to redesign...
20-Oct-2016 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrating a Day of Revolutionary Thinking


Notable alumni from across the globe return to Rutgers University for a special day of interaction with students on the occasion of its 250th birthday
20-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

This Little Amoeba Committed Grand Theft


About 100 million years ago, a lowly amoeba pulled off a stunning heist, grabbing genes from an unsuspecting bacterium to replace those it had lost.
10-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Peter Rodino: Rutgers Alumnus Championed the Constitution


The House Judiciary Committee chair’s nonpartisan conduct of the Watergate hearings ultimately led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation
10-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As the Climate Warms, We Are ‘Primed’ for Worse Storms Than Sandy


With the climate warming and the sea level rising, conditions are ripe for storms deadlier and more devastating than Sandy that put more people at risk. That’s the outlook from David A. Robinson, a Rutgers geography professor who has served as...
6-Oct-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Awarded $2 Million Grant to Create Children's Center for Resilience and Trauma Recovery

The Center will provide evidence-based, trauma-informed training and consultation to build the capacity of existing and future providers to treat children with complex trauma and their families across New Jersey
3-Oct-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandy’s Surge Topped by ‘Rogue’ 1950 Storm in Some Areas


In November 1950, a freak storm spawned a record storm surge in Atlantic City and a near-record surge at Sandy Hook. Rutgers scientists are studying weather systems known as extratropical cyclones or nontropical storms, and the storm surges they...
29-Sep-2016 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika and Water Safety Education a Mission for Rutgers Graduate


Amber Gourdine puts her public health education into service in central Nicaragua
28-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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