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How Prison and Police Discrimination Affect Black Sexual Minority Men’s Health

Incarceration and police discrimination may contribute to HIV, depression and anxiety among Black gay, bisexual and other sexual minority men, a Rutgers led study finds.
2-Jul-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Pediatricians Co-Author First Nationwide Study of COVID-19 Related Multiple Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

Rutgers pediatricians co-lead first nationwide study describing the diagnosis, treatments and outcomes of COVID-19 related multiple inflammatory syndrome in children
30-Jun-2020 7:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Comedy Can Help Change the World, Rutgers Researcher Says

Comedy can play an important role in challenging people to address critical social issues, says Lauren Feldman, associate professor at Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information.
25-Jun-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Confrontation May Reduce White Prejudices, Rutgers Study Finds

Confronting a white person who makes a racist or sexist statement can make them reflect on their words and avoid making biased statements about race or gender in the future, Rutgers researchers find.
25-Jun-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dangerous Tick-Borne Bacterium Extremely Rare in New Jersey

There’s some good news in New Jersey about a potentially deadly tick-borne bacterium. Rutgers researchers examined more than 3,000 ticks in the Garden State and found only one carrying Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacterium that causes Rocky...
25-Jun-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uganda’s Ik are not Unbelievably Selfish and Mean

The Ik, a small ethnic group in Uganda, are not incredibly selfish and mean as portrayed in a 1972 book by a prominent anthropologist, according to a Rutgers-led study. Instead, the Ik are quite cooperative and generous with one another, and their...
25-Jun-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Center for American Women and Politics Launches Public Database of Women Elected Officials

The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, is proud to announce the launch of the online CAWP Women Elected Officials Database, a first-of-its-kind tool for exploring and...
23-Jun-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Fake News” Lowers Trust in Mainstream Media across Party Lines, Study Finds

A Rutgers-led study finds that online misinformation, or “fake news,” lowers people's trust in mainstream media across party lines.
18-Jun-2020 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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