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Jul 19 2017

Good news: We have a 5,000-year record of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean. Bad news: We don't know how to predict the earthquakes that cause them.

Jul 5 2017

Biofuels like the ethanol in U.S. gasoline could get cheaper thanks to experts at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Michigan State University.

Jun 29 2017

A pioneering analysis co-led by Rutgers' Robert Kopp finds severe costs ahead, especially in the South and lower Midwest.

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Jun 26 2017

Rutgers researchers say NICU’s need to offer more instruction before taking baby home. 

Jun 26 2017

Scientists at Rutgers and other universities invented technology that could lead to rapid discovery of new medicines and biomarkers hidden in genomes.

Jun 12 2017

Imagine wearing a device that continuously analyzes your sweat or blood for different types of biomarkers, such as proteins that show you may have breast cancer or lung cancer.  

Jun 7 2017

Scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and their international collaborators propose a new paradigm that paints a more inclusive picture of the evolution of organisms and ecosystems.

Jun 1 2017

A Rutgers study shows corals rely on proteins to help create their rock-hard skeletons.

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May 30 2017

Rutgers study indicates that washing for 10 seconds eliminates harmful bacteria. 

May 30 2017

Scientists show how groundwater-fed springs – critical water sources for early humans in East Africa – may have influenced human evolution.

May 22 2017

Rutgers researchers have invented a device that detects inflammation in lungs.

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May 11 2017

Rutgers researcher debunks the 19th-century myth that animals are better than humans at sniffing out scents.

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May 8 2017

Rutgers research indicates that lithium may prevent brain cell damage from occuring after a brain injury.

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May 3 2017

Rutgers scientists are part of an international effort to determine cause of the neuropsychiatric disorder.

May 1 2017

A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper.

Apr 20 2017

Rutgers researcher finds overlooked connections can spur both stress and productivity.

Apr 5 2017

Could statistics help detect radioactive “dirty bombs” in big cities, drug-smuggling ships on the high seas and other threats? The odds are excellent, Rutgers professors Min-ge Xie and Rong Chen say.

Mar 27 2017

Rutgers scientists lead research that discovers potential advance for the electronics industry.

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Mar 13 2017

Until now scientists didn’t know which kinds of animals were most affected and what impact their fates had on the food chain.

Mar 10 2017

Did you get a flu shot this year? If so, who made your appointment? If not, would you have gotten vaccinated if someone else made the appointment for you?