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New Research Center Brings More Clinical Trials to Rutgers

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Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Adult Clinical Research Center opens in a new space with the goal of doubling study volume in three years
2-Nov-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers-Led Research Could Revolutionize Nuclear Waste Reprocessing and Save Money

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Seeking a better way to capture radioactive iodides in spent nuclear reactor fuel, Rutgers–New Brunswick scientists have developed an extremely efficient “molecular trap” that can be recycled and reused. The trap is like a tiny, porous...
1-Nov-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Good Vibrations: Smart Access to Homes and Cars Using Fingers

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“Good, good, good, good vibrations” goes the catchy Beach Boys song, a big hit in 1966 and beyond. Now Rutgers engineers have created VibWrite, a smart access system that senses finger vibrations to verify users. The low-cost security system...
30-Oct-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibiotics From a ‘Molecular Pencil Sharpener’

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Rutgers University–New Brunswick and other institutions have discovered a “molecular pencil sharpener” that chews away its outer coating to release a powerful antibiotic. Their discovery opens the door to finding new antibacterial agents and...
24-Oct-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Investigates Deadly Emerging Fungal Infection

The difficult-to-identify, multidrug-resistant fungus is reported primarily in hospital patients in New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area
23-Oct-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Taming ‘Wild’ Electrons in Graphene

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Graphene – a one-atom-thick layer of the stuff in pencils – is a better conductor than copper and is very promising for electronic devices, but with one catch: Electrons that move through it can’t be stopped. Until now, that is. Scientists at...
23-Oct-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Giving a Voice to Mental Illness

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A unique group at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care empowers people to overcome the stigma surrounding mental health conditions
16-Oct-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Empowering Bystanders to Act as First Responders

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Rutgers trauma physicians are training the public to stop blood loss – and save lives – during emergencies
9-Oct-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Names New Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute Director

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Helmut Zarbl will link the institute with the university’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, promote collaboration between education and research
16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Helping Clinicians Curb the Opioid Crisis

Clinicians are on the front line of detecting opioid addiction – but need to be better trained on treatment solutions
31-Oct-2017 4:05 AM EDT

Advancing Access to Mental Health Care in the U.S. And Around the World

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As a child, Francine Conway often walked down dirt roads in Guyana to fetch water and wash clothes in a river. Today, she is the first African-American dean of one of the world’s leading professional schools of psychology: the Graduate School of...
24-Jul-2017 12:00 AM EDT

Tallying the Social Cost of Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide

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A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee today released a report aimed at ensuring that estimates of the social cost of carbon dioxide used by the U.S. government keep reflecting state-of-the-art science and evidence....
11-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving Tips for the Holidays

An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory
15-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST

Frequent Flyer Seeks to Improve Global Health

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Mark Gregory Robson has been on a global health crusade for decades. The Rutgers professor has spent countless hours in Thailand, the Philippines, Liberia and other countries working on pesticide issues, education and training. He is Board of...
10-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Burning Fossil Fuels Poses Existential Threat to Earth

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Burning coal for electricity is in decline, while the use of natural gas, solar and wind power are on the rise. But how close are we to creating a clean energy economy to help protect our planet from the impacts of climate change? Rutgers Today...
27-Oct-2016 10:15 AM EDT

How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

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In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.
22-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT

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