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2012-07-14 23:02:59

Stevens Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to spur homegrown innovation in New Jersey. “Mobile apps are a rapidly growing sector of the U.S. economy,” said Christos Christodoulatos, associate provost of academic entrepreneurship at Stevens. “This competition will showcase the talents of New Jersey´s brightest students,...

2012-05-14 21:42:24

Informal agreement between the mother and father may lead to better emotional environment Young children of unmarried parents who live with their mother and receive court-mandated financial support from their father exhibit more aggressive behavior than those who don´t get any formal support at all, according to a Rutgers University study. In analyzing data from a study of nearly 5,000 children born between 1998 and 2000, Lenna Nepomnyaschy, an assistant professor in the School of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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