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Can Stem Cells Help a Diseased Heart Heal Itself? Rutgers Researcher Achieves Important Milestone

A team of Rutgers scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves – a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.
14-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


An Energy-Efficient Way to Stay Warm: Sew High-Tech Heating Patches to Your Clothes

What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes – while significantly reducing your electric bill and carbon footprint? Engineers at Rutgers and Oregon State University have...
13-Dec-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Rutgers Partners with Pioneering Research Outreach Center to Promote Scientific Research

Rutgers recently became a partner in an innovative center – funded with a $5.2 million National Science Foundation grant – to translate the importance of scientific research to the general public.
11-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Two Compounds in Coffee May Team Up to Fight Parkinson’s

Rutgers scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia – two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration.
10-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Protein May Slow Progression of Emphysema, Rutgers Study Finds

Research shows an immune response to parasitic intestinal worms provides new insights into possible treatments for the deadly disease
3-Dec-2018 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites


Colombia Tropical Forest Fires Spike After 2016 Peace Accords

Fires that contribute to deforestation spiked six-fold in Colombia in the year after an historic 2016 peace agreement ended decades of conflict between FARC guerrilla and government forces, according to a study in Nature Ecology & Evolution.
4-Dec-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Media Portrayals of Black Men Contribute to Police Violence, Rutgers Study Says

Finding suggests media bias influences the rates at which police engage black men
26-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


How to Convert Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide into Plastics and Other Products

Rutgers scientists have developed catalysts that can convert carbon dioxide – the main cause of global warming – into plastics, fabrics, resins and other products. The electrocatalysts are the first materials, aside from enzymes, that can turn...
20-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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