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Quantum Materials Quest Could Benefit From Graphene That Buckles

Graphene, an extremely thin two-dimensional layer of the graphite used in pencils, buckles when cooled while attached to a flat surface, resulting in beautiful pucker patterns that could benefit the search for novel quantum materials and...
12-Aug-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Researchers Awarded $20 Million NIH Grant to Find New Ways to Diagnose Tuberculosis

Rutgers researchers have been awarded a $20 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate new point of care tests that would diagnose Tuberculosis, the number one cause of deaths worldwide due to an infectious disease.
12-Aug-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two-Thirds of Adults Support Vaccination, National Survey Says

When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, 66 percent of adults are likely to get vaccinated, and have their children vaccinated as well, according to a new nationwide survey led by researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Northeastern,...
6-Aug-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Climate Change Affects Allergies, Immune Response and Autism

The changes in the environment and biodiversity brought on by climate change could be responsible for increases in allergies, autoimmune diseases and autism, according to a Rutgers researcher
5-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Group-Based Smoking Cessation Help U.S. Inmates Quit Tobacco

Behavioral and nicotine replacement therapies offered together can help people who are incarcerated quit smoking, according to Rutgers researchers.
30-Jul-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics Announces 2020-2021 Science and Politics Fellows

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics announced that seven scientists have been selected for the 2020-2021 cohort of Eagleton Science and Politics Fellows. Over the next year, the Eagleton Science Fellows will serve as full-time science advisors...
30-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Negotiating with Your Kids

The co-author of Negotiating at Home: Essential Steps for Reaching Agreement with Your Kid shares tips for managing tough conversations with children while at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
29-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Indigenous People Vital for Understanding Environmental Change

Grassroots knowledge from Indigenous people can help to map and monitor ecological changes and improve scientific studies, according to Rutgers-led research. The study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, shows the importance of indigenous...
29-Jul-2020 12:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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