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2010-08-19 15:07:52

When kitchens become infiltrated with fruit flies, especially during the dog days of summer, homeowners might wish that the flying pests would just turn to ice.

2010-08-02 15:40:08

Teenage years have long been linked with a heightened concern with appearance.

2010-05-28 17:53:38

RNA viruses hijack cellular enzyme to create viral replication factories on cell membranes.

2010-05-06 15:01:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, provider of the nation's largest and most reliable 3G network, today announced it is presenting a $5,000 financial grant through its HopeLine® program to the Rutgers University Department of Sexual Assault Services & Crime Victim Assistance.

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2010-04-21 07:51:08

New research showing that that mercury levels are higher in some species of tuna could help consumers minimize their consumption of the silvery metal in their sushi and provide a powerful new tool for regulatory organizations.

2010-04-19 10:41:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Aitken, Founder & Chairman of Alister & Paine, was recently nominated to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100419/NY88457 ) "I'm honored for the nomination but my accomplishments don't hold a candle to those of other Rutgers Alumni like Milton Friedman and Mary Baglivo.

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2010-04-03 07:46:58

Two computer scientists explored how smart phones can be hacked, hijacked and exploited without their owner’s knowledge.

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2010-03-26 07:04:53

Mice trained to improve their working memory become more intelligent, suggesting that similar improvements in working memory might help human beings enhance their brain power.

2010-03-24 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 31, hear from the woman who has helped bring more than 200 film, television and video productions to the City of Philadelphia.

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2010-03-17 13:30:00

PlayStation 3-based system developed by Rutgers engineers; evaluated in Indiana University School of Medicine pilot trial.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.