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Two-Thirds of Adults Support Vaccination, National Survey Says

When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, 66 percent of adults are likely to get vaccinated, and have their children vaccinated as well, according to a new nationwide survey led by researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Northeastern,...
6-Aug-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Climate Change Affects Allergies, Immune Response and Autism

The changes in the environment and biodiversity brought on by climate change could be responsible for increases in allergies, autoimmune diseases and autism, according to a Rutgers researcher
5-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Group-Based Smoking Cessation Help U.S. Inmates Quit Tobacco

Behavioral and nicotine replacement therapies offered together can help people who are incarcerated quit smoking, according to Rutgers researchers.
30-Jul-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics Announces 2020-2021 Science and Politics Fellows

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics announced that seven scientists have been selected for the 2020-2021 cohort of Eagleton Science and Politics Fellows. Over the next year, the Eagleton Science Fellows will serve as full-time science advisors...
30-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Negotiating with Your Kids

The co-author of Negotiating at Home: Essential Steps for Reaching Agreement with Your Kid shares tips for managing tough conversations with children while at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
29-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Indigenous People Vital for Understanding Environmental Change

Grassroots knowledge from Indigenous people can help to map and monitor ecological changes and improve scientific studies, according to Rutgers-led research. The study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, shows the importance of indigenous...
29-Jul-2020 12:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Decline of Bees, Other Pollinators Threatens U.S. Crop Yields

Crop yields for apples, cherries and blueberries across the United States are being reduced by a lack of pollinators, according to Rutgers-led research, the most comprehensive study of its kind to date. Most of the world’s crops depend on...
28-Jul-2020 7:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibiotics Use Early in Life Increases Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Later in Life

Even short, single antibiotic courses given to young animals can predispose them to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when they are older, according to Rutgers researchers.
28-Jul-2020 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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