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2010-01-20 18:13:32

A new brain-based computational model is helping to understand how Parkinson's disease and dopamine medications—used to treat motor symptoms caused by the disease— can affect learning and attention.

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2010-01-15 09:30:03

Twenty PECASE awardees were nominated by NSF from its distinguished pool of CAREER awardees.

2010-01-14 11:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Foundation has awarded Rutgers University's Graduate School of Education a $150,000 grant to help equip teachers with the tools and skills needed to prepare students for success in today's digital society. The grant, announced Thursday (Jan.

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2009-12-18 13:24:23

A team of researchers from the University of Vigo, Rutgers University in the United States and Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom, has developed "laser spinning", a novel method of producing glass nanofibers with materials.

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2009-12-16 10:00:46

NSF initiative brings together different scientific disciplines and diverse communities of faculty and students--often on the same campus.

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2009-12-02 08:09:41

A series of newly discovered pits in the bottom of the Hudson Canyon, 100 miles southeast of New York Harbor, may be a key ingredient for the abundant and diverse marine ecosystem in and around the canyon.

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2009-11-09 09:19:14

A chemical culprit responsible for the rapid, mysterious death of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic Ocean has been found by collaborating scientists at Rutgers University and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). This same chemical may hold unexpected promise in cancer research.

2009-11-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6: FIRST COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAME Profile America -- Friday, November 6th.

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2009-06-30 15:20:00

A new neuropsychological memory test is helping to uncover how Parkinson's disease can alter people's ability to learn about the consequences of the choices they make.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).