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2011-06-21 10:50:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 28, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Tracye McDaniel, president and CEO of Choose New Jersey (the state's independently funded and operated nonprofit economic development organization) and Dr. Jay Tischfield, CEO, Rutgers University Cell & DNA Repository (RUCDR) are traveling to Washington, DC, to meet with investors and tout New Jersey's life-sciences industries at the world's largest biotechnology event, the 2011 BIO...

2011-05-31 15:41:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Current and former NFL players will join the NFL Players Association and the Verizon Foundation on Saturday (June 4) to launch "Training Camps for Life." At the event, the athletes and other leaders will address topics such as healthy teen relationships and overcoming adversity. More than 600 New Jersey teens are expected to attend the event at Rutgers University. The players will challenge attendees to take the LIVERESPECT pledge, a...

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2011-05-09 06:45:00

Better infrastructure and targeted programs needed to encourage active travel, finds Rutgers professor and study leader John Pucher A new study led by a Rutgers researcher and published in the American Journal of Public Health reports a significant increase in walking between 2001 and 2009 in the United States, but only slight growth in cycling. John Pucher, a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, headed the team from Rutgers, Virginia Tech and the...

2011-04-27 07:15:00

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Like many people successful at what they do, David Bittner followed his passion to help people live healthier lives through diet and exercise and turned it into a rewarding career. As a 2002 graduate of Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy in Wall Township, NJ, Bittner incorporates his professional massage therapy expertise into everything he does - from working with the Rutgers University football team, to co-founding Yoga...

2011-04-19 14:22:56

Some celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party.  Others, according to a Rutgers"“Camden researcher, choose porn. Camden psychologist Charlotte Markey and husband Patrick Markey of Villanova University published findings in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior that suggest vicarious winning in elections yields a higher usage of internet porn. Depending on the party wins in 2004, 2006, and 2008, some members "celebrated" with visits to sultry internet sites. This...

2011-01-24 10:20:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV customers in parts of New Jersey and the Washington metropolitan area can watch Rutgers University's women's basketball team take on No. 2-ranked University of Connecticut on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The Rutgers team is undefeated in the Big East Conference play. The game will air live from Rutgers' Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J., exclusively on FiOS1, Channel 1 on Verizon FiOS TV. Coverage begins at 7:30...

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2011-01-21 09:29:25

Material could be evidence of a new phase of matter debated by physicists; properties could be harnessed for future superconductors, computer electronics In 2008, an international team of scientists studying an exotic new superconductor based on the element ytterbium reported that it displays unusual properties that could change how scientists understand and create materials for superconductors and the electronics used in computing and data storage. But a key characteristic that explains the...

2010-12-21 00:01:47

It has long been suspected that a student's learning is enhanced by movement. In fact Aristotle was termed "peripatetic" for his teaching style, meaning "Ëœwalking around'. Rutgers has put 150 students in motion to test the scientific validity of this concept. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) December 20, 2010 Great discoveries have come from American basements and garages over the past century and the basement of the Loree gym at Rutgers University hopes to add its name to the list with a...

2010-12-06 00:00:39

Perfect Resources SAP HR online training benefits the MHRM students of Rutgers University South Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) December 5, 2010 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (usually referred to as Rutgers University or just Rutgers), is the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey. Rutgers University is the first university to provide their MHRM program graduates (HRIS class of 2010) access to state of the art online SAP HR education. Access is available from the...

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2010-12-03 08:10:00

A team of physicists from the University of Toronto and Rutgers University have mimicked the explosion of a supernova in miniature. A supernova is an exploding star. In a certain type of supernova, the detonation starts with a flame ball buried deep inside a white dwarf. The flame ball is much lighter than its surroundings, so it rises rapidly making a plume topped with an accelerating smoke ring. "We created a smaller version of this process by triggering a special chemical reaction in a...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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