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Tuesday September 2, 2014

Research News

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  • The Science Behind Memory

    Do you know why cramming for a test doesn't really work or why sleep is so important for your memory? This video shows the secrets to learning and improving memory.


  • Zebrafish Help Rutgers Researchers Learn About Cancer Treatment

    In a lab at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, more than 15,000 small fish aid scientists in their fight against the disease.

  • Close the Innovation Deficit

    Rutgers joins a group of business, higher education, and scientific organizations urging Congress to "close the innovation deficit" with strong federal investments in research and higher education.

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  • Brian Strom

    Brian Strom, chancellor, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

    A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggested that cutting back on sodium too much actually poses health hazards. Strom, who chaired an Institute of Medicine panel that reported on sodium last year, affirmed the findings, saying no studies have shown a benefit for sodium intake of less than 2,300 milligrams, which some health authorities recommend. Reducing dietary sodium has been a public-health goal for several decades, but meeting the recommended targets is a daunting challenge for most people.


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