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Rutgers Reports First Instance of COVID-19 Triggering Recurrent Blood Clots in Arms

Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are reporting the first instance of COVID-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people’s arms.
15-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Orangutan Finding Highlights Need to Protect Habitat

Wild orangutans are known for their ability to survive food shortages, but scientists have made a surprising finding that highlights the need to protect the habitat of these critically endangered primates, which face rapid habitat destruction and...
12-May-2021 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Symbiotic Bacteria In Root Cells May Be Key To Producing Better Crops, Rutgers Study Finds

A Rutgers study finds that symbiotic bacteria that colonize root cells may be managed to produce hardier crops that need less fertilizer.
12-May-2021 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Recruiting Participants for Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Clinical Trial

Rutgers has been selected as a clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to 11 years. This is the third time Rutgers has served as a COVID-19 vaccine...
7-May-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Catastrophic Sea-Level Rise from Antarctic Melting is Possible with Severe Global Warming

The Antarctic ice sheet is much less likely to become unstable and cause dramatic sea-level rise in upcoming centuries if the world follows policies that keep global warming below a key 2015 Paris climate agreement target, according to a Rutgers...
5-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Champion of Student Health and Wellness is Retiring

When Melodee Lasky joined Rutgers University 19 years ago, behavioral and mental health services were scattered across the individual colleges with little coordination. Psychiatry and the Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program were part of...
3-May-2021 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Volunteer Firefighters Have Higher Levels of “Forever Chemicals”

Volunteer firefighters — who comprise more than 65 percent of the U.S. fire service — have higher levels of “forever chemicals,” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in their bodies than the general public, according to a Rutgers...
2-May-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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International Organization Honors Renowned Rutgers Microbiologist

Martin J. Blaser, MD, has been awarded the 2020 Prize Medal by the Microbiology Society of Great Britain in recognition of his study of the microbiome and its interactions within the human body that provide protection against and lead to disease....
29-Apr-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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