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“Legacy” Mercury Pollution Still a Problem in New Jersey Meadowlands Waters

“Legacy” mercury pollution from decades ago and miles away is an important source of contamination in New Jersey Meadowlands waterways, according to a Rutgers-led study that could help guide cleanup efforts.
23-Jul-2019 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Joins Big Ten Study to Reduce Concussions

Rutgers is collecting and contributing data on student athletes who experience concussions as part of a large scale, nationwide study aimed at making sports safer. Find out how Rutgers School of Health Professions researcher Carrie Esopenko and Kyle...
22-Jul-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Algae-Killing Viruses Spur Nutrient Recycling in Oceans

Scientists have confirmed that viruses can kill marine algae called diatoms and that diatom die-offs near the ocean surface may provide nutrients and organic matter for recycling by other algae, according to a Rutgers-led study.
18-Jul-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Red Algae Steal Genes from Bacteria to Cope with Environmental Stresses

It’s a case of grand larceny that could lead to new fuels and cleanup chemicals. Ten species of red algae stole about 1 percent of their genes from bacteria to cope with toxic metals and salt stress in hot springs, according to a study in the...
17-Jul-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Device Created at Rutgers to See if Targeted Chemotherapy is Working

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients. The portable device, which uses artificial intelligence and biosensors, is up to 95.9 percent accurate in...
16-Jul-2019 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Researcher Collaborates with World Health Organization to More Accurately Describe Mental Health Disorders

The first-of-its-kind study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines
16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Jersey Governor’s School Hosts 2019 Research Symposium

The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology at Rutgers–New Brunswick , a tuition-free, summer residential program for high-achieving high school juniors interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)...
15-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Adults With HIV Who Have Compassionate Care Providers Start and Remain in Treatment Longer

Rutgers researchers find patients who perceive their primary care providers as lacking empathy and not willing to include them in decision making are at risk for abandoning treatment or not seeking treatment at all
14-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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