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Helen Berman Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Helen M. Berman, Board of Governors distinguished professor emerita of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Berman is among 213 people elected to the...
18-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Rutgers App Seeks to Reduce Infant Mortality


The SIDS Info app developed by Rutgers medical experts puts safe sleep recommendations in the hands of health care providers and new parents
18-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Wave of Mobile Technology to be Tested in New York City


The wireless standard known as 4G turned mobile phones into movie-streaming platforms, but the next wireless revolution promises more than speedy downloads. It could pave the way for surgeons operating remotely on patients, cars that rarely crash...
9-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Medical Experts on Surgeon General’s Naloxone Advisory

Experts from New Jersey Medical School discuss who should carry naloxone, how it is used and what this advisory means for public health
6-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could a Paper Device Diagnose Infectious Disease?


Imagine a small paper device that can rapidly reveal from a drop of blood whether an infection is bacterial or viral. The device could help reduce the overuse of antibiotics – which kill bacteria, not viruses. Misuse of antibiotics has led to...
28-Mar-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Creating Harry Potter-Style Invisibility Cloaks that Hide Objects from Sound


Using his own version of Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility, Rutgers professor Andrew Norris can help make underwater objects appear invisible. Norris, a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at...
27-Mar-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Blood Lead Levels of Flint Children

Childhood lead exposure was a problem in Flint long before the water crisis, but young children’s exposure to the toxin has been steadily declining since 2006.
26-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists at Crossroads in Trying to Understand Universe


Scientists at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and elsewhere are at a crossroads in their 50-year quest to go beyond the Standard Model in physics.
22-Mar-2018 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Does Legalized Recreational Marijuana Mean for Your Health?

A Poison Control Center expert at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School discusses the health implications of legalized recreational marijuana
10-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Rutgers Medical Experts Available to Discuss Surgeon General’s Naloxone Advisory

6-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Experts Available to Discuss Synthetic Marijuana Illnesses and Deaths

4-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Rutgers Public Health Dean Available to Discuss Grindr’s Announcement to Stop Sharing Users’ HIV Status


3-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Rutgers Medical Expert Available to Discuss How Winter Storms Affect This Year’s Allergy Season

2-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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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