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Rutgers Researchers Create a 3D-Printed Smart Gel That Walks Underwater, Moves Objects

Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that walks underwater and grabs objects and moves them. The watery creation could lead to soft robots that mimic sea animals like the octopus, which can walk underwater...
18-May-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Gun Safety Programs Do Not Prevent Children from Handling Firearms, Rutgers Study Finds

Findings suggest that children do not retain safety skills when encountering a firearm in a real-world scenario
15-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Battling Noise Pollution is a National Challenge at Rutgers

Eric Zwerling has led America’s last noise control center at Rutgers University–New Brunswick for 28 years, and fighting noise pollution remains an uphill battle.
10-May-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Earth’s Orbital Changes Have Influenced Climate, Life Forms For at Least 215 Million Years

Every 405,000 years, gravitational tugs from Jupiter and Venus slightly elongate Earth’s orbit, an amazingly consistent pattern that has influenced our planet’s climate for at least 215 million years and allows scientists to more precisely date...
7-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Solar Powered Sea Slugs Shed Light on Search for Perpetual Green Energy

In an amazing achievement akin to adding solar panels to your body, a Northeast sea slug sucks raw materials from algae to provide its lifetime supply of solar-powered energy, according to a study by Rutgers University–New Brunswick and other...
3-May-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


U.S. Autism Rates Rise 15 Percent; New Jersey Rates Remain Highest

U.S. Autism Rates Rise 15 Percent; New Jersey Rates Remain Highest
26-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Could Spawn Better Ways to Combat Crop-Killing Fungus

About 21 million years ago, a fungus that causes a devastating disease in rice first became harmful to the food that nourishes roughly half the world’s population, according to an international study led by Rutgers University–New Brunswick...
26-Apr-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Helen Berman Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Helen M. Berman, Board of Governors distinguished professor emerita of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Berman is among 213 people elected to the...
18-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Study on the Efficacy of Homeopathic Treatment Traumeel on Inflammation

16-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT


Rutgers Names Leslie Kantor Chair of New Urban-Global Public Health Program

Former Planned Parenthood vice president of education and Mailman School of Public Health faculty member advocates for underserved, marginalized populations
23-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT

What Does Legalized Recreational Marijuana Mean for Your Health?

A Poison Control Center expert at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School discusses the health implications of legalized recreational marijuana
10-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Rutgers Medical Experts Available to Discuss Surgeon General’s Naloxone Advisory

6-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Experts Available to Discuss Synthetic Marijuana Illnesses and Deaths

4-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT


Rutgers Public Health Dean Available to Discuss Grindr’s Announcement to Stop Sharing Users’ HIV Status

3-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Rutgers Medical Expert Available to Discuss How Winter Storms Affect This Year’s Allergy Season

2-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT


Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor, Other University Leaders Join Governor-Elect Murphy’s Transition2018 Team

More than 20 leaders at Rutgers University, including Rutgers University–New Brunswick Chancellor Deba Dutta, will join Governor-elect Philip D. Murphy’s Transition2018 committees to undertake policy analysis and recommendations on a host of...
26-Nov-2017 10:30 AM EST

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