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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

Sea-Level Rise Projections Made Hazy By Antarctic Instability


It may take until the 2060s to know how much the sea level will rise by the end of this century, according to a new Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led analysis. The study is the first to link global and local sea-level rise projections with...
13-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Faster, More Accurate Cancer Detection Using Nanoparticles, Rutgers-Led Study Finds


Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread, potentially leading to earlier cancer detection and more precise treatment. The...
11-Dec-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Physics Shows Have Thrilled Thousands for 20 Years


Rutgers University-New Brunswick Professor Mark Croft began giving physics demonstrations for students and outside groups 40 years ago, but the demos required lots of heavy lifting and he later stopped giving them. But stopping the shows made...
4-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Going to Extremes: Juliane Gross Gets Ready to Hunt for Meteorites in Antarctica


There are out-of-the-way places. There are remote places. Then there are places like the Trans-Antarctic Mountains, where the nearest human being – possibly, the nearest living organism – is at least 150 miles away. That’s where Rutgers...
30-Nov-2017 12:45 PM 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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