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Four Rutgers Professors Named AAAS Fellows

Four Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor given to AAAS members by their peers. They join 485 other new AAAS fellows as a result of their scientifically or socially...
24-Nov-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. Should Look at How Other High-Income Countries Regulate Health Care Costs to Cut Prices

Structuring negotiations between insurers and providers, standardizing fee-for-service payments and negotiating prices can lower the United States’ health care spending by slowing the rate at which healthcare prices increase, according to a...
22-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

States Unfairly Burdening Incarcerated People with “Pay-to-Stay” Fees

Pay-to-stay, the practice of charging people to pay for their own jail or prison confinement, is being enforced unfairly by using criminal, civil and administrative law, according to a new Rutgers University-New Brunswick led study.
20-Nov-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gut Microbiome Manipulation Could Result from Virus Discovery

Scientists have discovered how a common virus in the human gut infects and takes over bacterial cells – a finding that could be used to control the composition of the gut microbiome, which is important for human health. The Rutgers co-authored...
18-Nov-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Begins Recruiting Participants for Johnson & Johnson Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Rutgers University is a clinical trial site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
17-Nov-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

People Who Purchased Firearms During Pandemic More Likely to Be Suicidal

People who purchase a firearm during the pandemic are more likely to be suicidal than other firearm owners, according to a Rutgers study.
12-Nov-2020 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Health Care Workers Most at Risk for COVID-19

Health care workers — particularly nurses — have a higher prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection than non-health care workers, according to researchers at Rutgers, which released baseline results from a large prospective study of participants at...
16-Nov-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Genetic Code Evolution and Darwin’s Evolution Theory Should Consider DNA an ‘Energy Code’

Darwin’s theory of evolution should be expanded to include consideration of a DNA stability “energy code” – so-called “molecular Darwinism” – to further account for the long-term survival of species’ characteristics on Earth,...
16-Nov-2020 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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