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Climate Change is a Major Concern for Rutgers Senior

Rutgers senior Lauren Rodgers once dreamed of becoming a fiction writer. But then she enrolled in a high school science and math program in her native Columbia, South Carolina, where she read an article that discussed the ocean’s critical role in...
19-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physicist David Vanderbilt Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

David Vanderbilt, Board of Governors Professor of Physics at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Vanderbilt joins more than 200 people elected to the academy this year as a result of...
17-Apr-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Algorithm Allows for Faster, Animal-Free Chemical Toxicity Testing

The use of animals to test the toxicity of chemicals may one day become outdated thanks to a low-cost, high-speed algorithm developed by researchers at Rutgers and other universities.
16-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Researchers Discover Crucial Link Between Brain and Gut Stem Cells

A gene that is necessary for prenatal growth has been shown to be essential in maintaining crucial stem cells in the adult brain and intestine, a Rutgers study has discovered.
15-Apr-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pollen Genes Mutate Naturally in Only Some Strains of Corn

Pollen genes mutate naturally in only some strains of corn, according to Rutgers-led research that helps explain the genetic instability in certain strains and may lead to better breeding of corn and other crops.
15-Apr-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Dedicates Plaza to Paul Robeson, Renaissance Man for the Ages

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of its most acclaimed alumnus, Rutgers University dedicated a plaza named for Paul Robeson on Friday to honor his legacy as a distinguished a scholar, athlete, actor and global activist for civil...
15-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FDA Ban on Menthol is Likely to Survive Tobacco Industry Lawsuits

A proposed ban of menthol combustible tobacco products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will likely be upheld in court, albeit a lengthy legal process, a Rutgers paper found.
15-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For Busy Medical Students, Two-Hour Meditation Study May Be Just as Beneficial as Longer Course

For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a Rutgers study finds.
15-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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