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Horses Help Medical Students Improve Bedside Manner

7-10-15
Rutgers Medical School offers Horses for Healers, a class that lets students interact with horses to become more aware of non-verbal cues that will help with future patients.
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Pleasant Valley Lavender Offers the Plants in New Jersey

7-10-15
Pleasant Valley Lavender in Morganville gives people a place to get lavender, which can be used in various ways, including in cooking and on the skin.
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Studying Portuguese Man-of-War in New Jersey

7-8-15
Portuguese Man-of-War stings can be severe and they have been found along the Jersey Shore this summer.
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Liberty State Park Advocates Fear Commercial Development Despite New Law

7-7-15
Even though officials passed a law granting the NJDEP final say over development at Liberty State Park, advocates say keeping the Meadowlands Commission involved is troubling.
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Report: Hudson River Most Polluted Between North Jersey and NYC

7-6-15
Nearly half of the samples taken from the Hudson River between northern New Jersey and New York City failed the EPA's safe swimming guidelines, according to a Hudson Riverkeeper report.
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Making Oyster Babies on the Barnegat Bay

6-26-15
The American Littoral Society has started the process of making oyster babies by pouring larvae into a spat tank in Ocean Gate.
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NJ Students Travel to Sri Lanka to Teach ESL and Help Wild Elephants

6-24-15
Guru Travel, a summer service program started by a Montclair resident, takes kids to Sri Lank to teach English to children of farmers and help inform them about wild elephant preservation.
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Research Shows Number of Bees, Not Number of Species, Improves Pollination

6-23-15
Rutgers researchers studied farms in New Jersey and found that pollination is best when there are more wild bees, even if they are from the same species.
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Fishermen’s Energy Wants State Supreme Court to Rule on Wind-Farm Project

6-23-15
Twice blocked by the BPU and rejected by the appellate court, offshore wind developer Fishermen's Energy hopes to get its day in top court.
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Should You Worry About Shark Attacks at the Jersey Shore?

6-18-15
With recent shark attacks in North Carolina, some are worried about sharks in the waters closer to home. But experts say the chances of getting bitten by a shark are very slim.