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Common WiFi Can Detect Weapons, Bombs and Chemicals in Bags

Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led study. The researchers’ suspicious object...
15-Aug-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Indian-Americans Have Fewer Sudden Infant Deaths, Rutgers Study Finds

Sleep-related infant deaths are associated with bed-sharing, sleeping position, poverty and other factors
7-Aug-2018 10:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baby Sea Snails Ride Waves into Shallower Waters, Study Suggests

The warming ocean may cause the larvae of bottom-dwelling snails to hatch earlier in the spring, when waves are larger, potentially impacting their ability to survive and serve as food for other sea creatures. A Rutgers University–New Brunswick...
7-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smart Wristband With Wireless Link to Smartphones Could Monitor Health, Environmental Exposures

Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices. Their technology, which could be added to...
6-Aug-2018 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Discovery That Changed the World May Become New Jersey’s State Microbe

A soil-based bacterium called Streptomyces griseus could become New Jersey’s official state microbe 75 years after Rutgers University–New Brunswick scientists discovered its ability to cure tuberculosis. The 1943 discovery at the New Jersey...
30-Jul-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Discovery of Two Molecules Could Lead to New Drug Treatments

After 10 years of research, a Rutgers-led team of scientists has identified two molecules that protect nerve cells after a traumatic brain injury and could lead to new drug treatments. The molecules promote full recovery after traumatic brain...
26-Jul-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Frog Puppet and an Amateur Chef are Helping Kids Eat Healthier in NYC’s “Urban Food Desert”

Rutgers public health expert Christopher Ackerman teams up with a frog puppet to improve nutrition education in the South Bronx
23-Jul-2018 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Scream: What Were Those Colorful, Wavy Clouds in Edvard Munch’s Famous Painting?

What inspired the iconic red-and-yellow sky in The Scream, the painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch that sold for a record $119.9 million in 2012? Some say it was a volcanic sunset after the 1883 Krakatau eruption. Others think the wavy sky...
23-Jul-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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