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2009-02-02 10:28:01

Charles Darwin may have been born 200 years ago come Feb. 12, but his theory of evolution remains an everyday touchstone for modern biologists.

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2009-01-28 15:14:46

Researchers at Rutgers University have deciphered the genetic make-up of sorghum, a drought-tolerant crop and important food and biofuel source, Reuter’s reports.

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2009-01-27 14:35:00

Researchers declared Monday that many damaging effects of climate change are already irreversible, warning that even if carbon emissions can somehow be halted temperatures around the globe will remain high until at least the year 3000.

2009-01-23 09:00:00

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Set against the backdrop of volatile fuel costs, reduced budgets, and busy teacher schedules comes a new public/private partnership in support of improved student performance in middle school mathematics.

2009-01-21 21:16:51

Terrence Williams produced 23 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday, helping No. 12 Louisville avoid a letdown by crushing Rutgers 78-59. The Cardinals were coming off a victory last weekend over then-No.

2009-01-10 21:33:34

Syracuse's Paul Harris scored 26 points and the ninth-ranked Orange dominated the second half against Rutgers Saturday, trouncing the Scarlet Knights 82-66. The Orange led by just a point at halftime but streaked ahead in the second half, hitting 12 straight shots during one stretch. Arinze Onuaku scored

2009-01-07 22:44:18

Lazar Hayward and Jerel McNeal combined to make eight free throws in the final 34 seconds Wednesday, lifting No. 15 Marquette past Rutgers 81-76. Wesley Matthews made all 10 field goal attempts to lead the Golden Eagles with 23 points.

2008-10-29 18:00:25

PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq:PPDI) today announced the Mario Family Foundation has pledged $5 million to the Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. Dr. Ernest Mario and his wife, Millie, established the foundation, and he serves as chairman of the board of directors at PPD.

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2008-10-29 08:20:00

Flooding from Hurricane Katrina caused fungus expert Joan Bennett to believe in so-called toxic mold.

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2008-10-17 11:39:34

Researchers said on Thursday that three naturally occurring antibacterial compounds hold promise for a new class of antibiotics, offering hope for fresh weapons against infection at a time when older drugs are losing their punch.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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