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New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Launches Social Media Campaign


Did you know that New Jersey can expect higher temperatures, heavier rains, rising sea levels and more frequent and severe coastal flooding this century? The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance – facilitated by Rutgers University–New...
24-Jan-2018 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Scientists Discover 'Legos of Life'


Rutgers scientists have found the “Legos of life” – four core chemical structures that can be stacked together to build the myriad proteins inside every organism – after smashing and dissecting nearly 10,000 proteins to understand their...
22-Jan-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Engineering, Once Started, Would Have Severe Impacts if Stopped


Facing a climate crisis, we may someday spray sulfur dioxide into the upper atmosphere to form a cloud that cools the Earth, but suddenly stopping the spraying would have a severe global impact on animals and plants, according to the first study on...
18-Jan-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Meet “Alesi,” a 13-Million-Year-Old Ancestor, at Rutgers Geology Museum This Weekend


About 13 million years ago, a distant ancestor of modern apes and humans suffered an untimely death on the arid landscape of northern Kenya. Last year, a Rutgers scientist helped bring its tiny skull to light, filling in a huge gap in the...
22-Jan-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Call to Action to Decrease Maternal Mortality Rates


A campaign by Rutgers University and the Tara Hansen Foundation prompts New Jersey to designate January 23 of each year as Maternal Health Awareness Day
11-Jan-2018 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bitcoin Risks: What You Should Know About the Volatile Digital Currency


If you own Bitcoin or want to invest in the mercurial digital currency, which soared to more than $19,000 before plunging in value, watch out, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor says. Security and privacy issues, not to mention the...
11-Jan-2018 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Epileptic Seizures and Depression May Share a Common Genetic Cause, Study Suggests


From the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Columbia University have found evidence that seizures and mood disorders...
10-Jan-2018 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Net Neutrality: The Importance of Open and Equal Access to the Internet


Nearly three years after the Federal Communications Commission approved “open internet” rules aimed at ensuring fair access to the web, the FCC reversed the decision last month, saying it was “restoring internet freedom.” Rutgers Today asked...
10-Jan-2018 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor, Other University Leaders Join Governor-Elect Murphy’s Transition2018 Team


More than 20 leaders at Rutgers University, including Rutgers University–New Brunswick Chancellor Deba Dutta, will join Governor-elect Philip D. Murphy’s Transition2018 committees to undertake policy analysis and recommendations on a host of...
26-Nov-2017 10:30 AM EST

Climate Report: Get Ready for More Surprises in Warming Climate


The Climate Science Special Report, released last week by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, details the science behind global warming and its current and potential impacts on the American economy, communities, public health and...
8-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST

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