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Wuhan Coronavirus in the United States: How to Stay Healthy

An infection prevention and control expert at Rutgers University discusses what is known about the new infectious disease and who is most at risk
23-Jan-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination?

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy will host the CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination to discuss a New Jersey bill known as the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Naturals). The bill...
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Geology Museum Hosts Open House

Presentations on natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and their impacts will be held in Scott Hall and are open to the public at the Rutgers Geology Museum’s 52nd Annual Open House. There will also be hands-on activity sessions for...
21-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Francine Conway, Dean of Rutgers University’s GSAPP, prepares the next generation of socially responsive psychologists to lead social change

On Monday, January 20th, Dr. Francine Conway, Dean and Distinguished Professor for Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) and President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional...
21-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Policy Reduces Anti-Psychotic Medications in Foster Children

Rutgers researchers have found that a Texas strategy to reduce anti-psychotic medication for children can serve as a model for other state Medicaid programs.
21-Jan-2020 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Heart-Function Protein May Help Muscular Dystrophy Patients Live Longer

A Rutgers-led team may have found the key to preventing Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)-related heart disease, the leading cause of death in patients living with the disease
13-Jan-2020 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How to Make it Easier to Turn Plant Waste into Biofuels

Researchers have developed a new process that could make it much cheaper to produce biofuels such as ethanol from plant waste and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. Their approach, featuring an ammonia-salt based solvent that rapidly turns plant...
14-Jan-2020 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Online Educational Videos Boost Cancer Knowledge

Education videos distributed on social media can reduce barriers related to health literacy and improve health in underserved populations, according to Rutgers researchers
10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Doomsday Clock and Nuclear and Climate Threats

23-Jan-2020 3:20 PM EST

Rutgers Infection Prevention and Control Expert Can Discuss Wuhan Coronavirus

23-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST

Rutgers Vaping Expert Available to Discuss New Jersey’s Law Banning Vaping Products

23-Jan-2020 10:40 AM EST

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Autism and Transportation Issues

22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

‘Are Noncommunicable Diseases Communicable?’ Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Paper in Science Today

16-Jan-2020 11:50 PM EST

A Rutgers Expert’s Guide to Understanding 2020’s Campaign Polls

Four years after the presidential election surprised nearly everyone who followed public opinion polls, it is critical for 2020 voters to have a better understanding of how polling works and what they should look for as the election cycle heats up...
16-Jan-2020 7:00 AM EST

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Climate Change Impacts on Land, Wildfires and Solutions

15-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Flu Is on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

14-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST

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