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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

One-Fourth of Children with Autism Are Undiagnosed

One-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder — most of them black or Hispanic — are not being diagnosed, which is critical for improving quality of life.
9-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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LED Lighting in Greenhouses Helps But Standards are Needed

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and colors of light, according to Rutgers research that could help improve the energy efficiency of horticultural lighting products.
8-Jan-2020 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Families of Children With Autism Face Physical, Mental and Social Burdens

Families of children with autism face high physical, mental and emotional burdens, are sometimes ridiculed and even accused of child abuse, according to a Rutgers study.
5-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Neurologist Named Scientific Advisor of Eagles Autism Challenge

Rutgers Neurologist Named Scientific Advisor of Eagles Autism Challenge
3-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Surprising History of Christmas Traditions

Did you know yuletide caroling began 1,000 years before Christmas existed? Or how about the fact that mistletoe was hung from doorways to ward off evil spirits? And before there was eggnog, the medieval English drank wassail made from mulled ale and...
19-Dec-2019 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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