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Vietnam Veteran Considered Guardian Angel


Rutgers University-Newark alumnus helped save dozens of Marines from massacre
25-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Biological Pathway that Could Explain Why Asthma Therapies Are Ineffective

A discovery by scientists from Rutgers University and the University of Pennsylvania could lead to new treatments for many of the 25 million people in the U.S., including seven million children, who suffer from asthma.
14-Apr-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Selman Waksman: Rutgers Alumnus, Researcher and Nobel Prize Winner Developed System to Discover Antibiotics


Selman Waksman’s work eventually led to the discovery of at least 20 antibiotics including streptomycin, the first effective treatment for TB
18-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Small Dragonfly Is Found to Be the World's Longest-Distance Flyer


A dragonfly barely an inch and a half long appears to be animal world's most prolific long distance traveler – flying thousands of miles over oceans as it migrates from continent to continent – according to newly published research led by...
29-Feb-2016 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Former Rutgers Law Professor Led the Legal Campaign for Gender Equality


She recognized discriminatory laws hurt women – and men – and sought to revamp them one case at a time.
29-Feb-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

World AIDS Day: Meet Michael Gottlieb, The Rutgers Alumnus Who First Identified the Deadly Disease We Now Call AIDS


Meet Michael Gottlieb, The Rutgers Alumnus Who First Identified the Deadly Disease We Now Call AIDS
28-Feb-2016 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Paul Robeson: Rutgers Scholar, Athlete Sacrificed His Stardom to Expose Social Injustice


Paul Robeson used his fame to fight injustice for people all over the world
22-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Microbiologist Helped Crack the Genetic Code That Revolutionized Medicine and Agriculture


When Joachim Messing discovered a way to crack the genetic code of humans and plants like rice, corn and wheat, he did not patent his work. Instead, he gave away the tools he invented – for free – to his fellow scientists around the world...
11-Feb-2016 9:05 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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