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Newswise: Four New Rutgers Sweet Basil Varieties are Available to Home Gardeners

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Four New Rutgers Sweet Basil Varieties are Available to Home Gardeners

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Four new sweet basil varieties resistant to downy mildew disease – which destroys leaves and has been the bane of basil growers for a decade – are now being sold to home gardeners and commercial farmers across the U.S. thanks to years of painstaking breeding and selection at Rutgers University.

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25-Jun-2019 6:00 AM EDT
Newswise: How the Stonewall Riots Affected LGBTQ Health Care

Article ID: 713761

How the Stonewall Riots Affected LGBTQ Health Care

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Perry N. Halkitis, the author Out in Time: From Stonewall to Queer, How Gay Men Came of Age Across the Generations, addresses how Stonewall and the AIDS crisis have brought awareness and changes the ways the medical profession addresses health care of LGBTQ people.

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16-Jun-2019 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Martin J. Blaser To Receive Robert Koch Gold Medal for Contribution to Medicine

Article ID: 714326

Martin J. Blaser To Receive Robert Koch Gold Medal for Contribution to Medicine

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Martin J. Blaser, director of Rutgers University’s Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine whose research led to new understandings about the beneficial relationships between humans and their microbiome (the microbes that live on and in our bodies), will receive the 2019 Robert Koch Gold Medal for his life’s work, the Robert Koch Foundation has announced.

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13-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713743

Preteen Suicide Attempts — Mainly By Girls — On the Rise, According to Rutgers Experts

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Preteen Suicide Attempts — Mainly By Girls — On the Rise, According to Rutgers Experts

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2-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Increasing Diversity in the Study of Philosophy

Article ID: 709483

Increasing Diversity in the Study of Philosophy

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

At Rutgers-New Brunswick and other U.S. universities, the study of philosophy remains mostly white and male, but a new course on African, Latin American, and Native American philosophy is expanding the canon to include voices that speak directly to fundamental philosophical topics as well as urgent issues such as immigration, cultural appropriation and the #MeToo movement.

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12-Mar-2019 11:40 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 705771

Why Did The Grinch Steal Christmas? Rutgers Psychology Professor on Using Holiday Stories to Understand Holiday Depression

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Dr. Anthony Tobia, a – psychiatrist at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School explains why the Grinch stole Christmas, and uses holiday stories to study symptoms of mental illness in his psychology courses at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and on his Psychology Today blog.

Released:
20-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 705632

Ask a Rutgers Philosopher: Nine Thoughts on Holiday Gift-Giving

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

What’s the best way to give gifts this holiday season? Should you do it anonymously? Does your motivation matter? If these sound like philosophical questions, don’t fear. Larry Temkin, Distinguished Professor in Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s philosophy department in the School of Arts and Sciences and an expert on ethics, draws on many centuries of philosophical thought on gift-giving to suggest nine points worth thinking about this holiday season.

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18-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 705414

Poison Control Expert Available to Discuss CDC’s Warning Against Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers University poison control expert is available to discuss the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s warning about the dangers of tasting raw cookie dough.

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13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: How Science Denialism Affects Global Health

Article ID: 695315

How Science Denialism Affects Global Health

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Global Health Institute’s director discusses how rejecting scientific facts can undermine progress in public health – and how the medical profession can further public understanding of science

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4-Jun-2018 7:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Rutgers Names Leslie Kantor Chair of New Urban-Global Public Health Program

Article ID: 693268

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

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Former Planned Parenthood vice president of education and Mailman School of Public Health faculty member advocates for underserved, marginalized populations

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23-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT

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