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2014-07-29 23:02:33

The NIH awarded NJIT’s Sergei Adamovich and Rutgers colleague Eugene Tunik, Ph.D., PT, $1.3 million to continue helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke. Newark,

2014-07-17 16:26:12

Mobile app helps parents and pediatricians detect autism in infants as early as eight months SOMERSET, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After years of collaborative

2014-07-14 13:00:48

Rutgers researchers have developed a technology that could overcome a major cost barrier to make clean-burning hydrogen fuel – a fuel that could replace expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuels.

2014-06-17 23:14:20

Rutgers broke ground June 16 for a new Chemistry & Chemical Biology Building that will be a signature science facility on the university’s Busch Campus. Piscataway,

2014-05-15 08:34:09

Rutgers Business School's Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the Study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues enriches MBA program with provocative discussion on relevant industry issues

2014-02-20 12:10:40

Rutgers University scientists have determined the structure of a hepatitis C surface protein, a finding that could assist in the development of a vaccine to halt the spread of the the deadly disease that has infected 3.2 million Americans.

Scientists Project New Jersey Shore Sea Level To Rise 11 To 15 Inches Higher Than Global Average For Next Century
2013-12-05 19:12:21

Geoscientists at Rutgers and Tufts universities estimate that the New Jersey shore will likely experience a sea-level rise of about 1.5 feet by 2050 and of about 3.5 feet by 2100 – 11 to 15 inches higher than the average for sea-level rise globally over the century.

2013-11-07 12:47:15

Cocaine addicts may become trapped in drug binges – not because of the euphoric highs they are chasing but rather the unbearable emotional lows they desperately want to avoid.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.