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Monday August 3, 2015

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  • 'It's Just More Strawberry'

    It took over a decade, but Rutgers researchers say they've developed a better tasting strawberry. The berry is meant for local growers only so New Jersey residents can experience the flavorful fruit as fresh as possible. Find out what sets the deep red "Rutgers Scarlet" strawberry apart from all the others.

  • News of Bionic Eye Implant by Mayo Clinic Surgeon, a Rutgers Alumnus, Goes Viral

    A new sight-restoring procedure allowed a 68-year-old man to see his wife of 45 years for the first time in a decade.

  • Antarctic Edge: 70º South

    In the wake of devastating climate events like Superstorm Sandy, a team of world-class scientists race to understand climate change in the fastest winter-warming place on the earth, the West Antarctic Peninsula. Watch a trailer and get more information on the documentary.

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  • Wanda Williams

    Wanda Williams, assistant professor, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

    Mothers and daughters can use their unique relationship to motivate each other to make healthier lifestyle choices, said the author of multiple published articles on physical activity among African American girls and women. They can encourage each other to be healthier, especially as young girls get older. While teenage girls seek independence, they still look to their mothers for support, a key factor in finding motivation to eat healthier and exercise.

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  • What makes you choose a salad over a hamburger? Different strategies from packaging to presentation influence our decisions to eat healthy food and junk food alike. Watch our video to learn more about food framing and how it shapes our diets.

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  • What makes you choose a salad over a hamburger? Different strategies from packaging to presentation influence our decisions to eat healthy food and junk food alike. Watch our video to learn more about food framing and how it shapes our diets.