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Asian-Americans Face Barriers to Healthy Aging

Older Asian-American immigrants are healthier and happier if they are socially active, connected to their families and communities and are able to maintain their cultural values while adapting to western culture, according to a new Rutgers study.
18-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


How Gold Nanoparticles Could Improve Solar Energy Storage

Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods – opening the door to improved storage of solar energy and other advances that could boost renewable...
10-Jul-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Geological Records Reveal Sea-Level Rise Threatens UK Salt Marshes, Study Says

Sea-level rise will endanger valuable salt marshes across the United Kingdom by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, according to an international study co-authored by a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor.
12-Jul-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Protein Data Bank at Rutgers Benefits Global Health, Science, Economy

When Jimmy Carter was diagnosed with end-stage metastatic melanoma in 2015, he began taking a drug developed in part using 3D molecular data. Insights like these into drug discovery and other fields of scientific research are possible using the...
21-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Climate Change Means Fish Are Moving Faster Than Fishing Rules, Rutgers-led Study Says

Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system for allocating fish stocks, exacerbating international fisheries conflicts, according to a study led by a Rutgers University–New Brunswick researcher....
14-Jun-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rutgers Researchers Develop Automated Robotic Device For Faster Blood Testing

Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related institutions to allow health care practitioners to spend more time...
13-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Rutgers Physicists Create New Class of 2D Artificial Materials

In 1965, a renowned Princeton University physicist theorized that ferroelectric metals could conduct electricity despite not existing in nature. For decades, scientists thought it would be impossible to prove the theory by Philip W. Anderson, who...
11-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


NASA Funds Rutgers Scientists’ Pursuit of the Origins of Life

What are the origins of life on Earth and possibly elsewhere? Did “protein nanomachines” evolve here before life began to catalyze and support the development of living things? Could the same thing have happened on Mars, the moons of Jupiter and...
5-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Co-Author Available for Interviews on Study Showing High Risk of Dying Among Survivors of Opioid Overdoses

20-Jun-2018 12:30 PM EDT

Rutgers Psychiatrist Available to Discuss the Mental Health Effects on Children Removed from their Parents at the U.S./Mexico Border

19-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Experts Available to Discuss Allergy Medication and Drugged Driving

13-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Rutgers Psychiatry Expert Available to Discuss Suicide and the Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Treatment

8-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT

U.S. Trans Fat Ban Can Save Lives, Says Rutgers Nutrition Expert

8-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT


How Science Denialism Affects Global Health

Rutgers Global Health Institute’s director discusses how rejecting scientific facts can undermine progress in public health – and how the medical profession can further public understanding of science
4-Jun-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Study on the Efficacy of Homeopathic Treatment Traumeel on Inflammation

16-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT


Rutgers Names Leslie Kantor Chair of New Urban-Global Public Health Program

Former Planned Parenthood vice president of education and Mailman School of Public Health faculty member advocates for underserved, marginalized populations
23-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT

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