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Einstein Academy Teacher Gets Milken Award

12-25-14
Tracy Espiritu, who teaches at Einstein Academy in Elizabeth, is one of 40 teachers in the U.S. to receive a Milken Educator Award and a check for $25,000.
The black sea bass is among many marine species shifting its range northward to cooler waters as the water in its traditional range warms up. Photo: NOAA

Climate Change Pushing Some Fish to Cooler Waters

12-16-14
Rutgers studies suggest updated regulations are needed to protect the stability of marine life.
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Google Virtual Tours Enhance Theater Accessibility

12-12-14
New Jersey Theatre Alliance members are using Google technology to provide virtual tours that offer specific accessibility information.
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Students Learn Programming During Hour of Code

12-11-14
More than 1,000 New Jersey schools participated in Hour of Code, which teaches students how to create their own programs, like video games.
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Engineering Students Showcase Designs

12-5-14
Rutgers University held its 15th annual Design of Engineering Systems, which featured products made by engineering students.

No croaking: New frog species groans, coughs

11-29-14
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Scientists have discovered a new frog species in southern New Jersey that makes some un-froglike sounds. The Atlantic Coast leopard frog groans and makes coughing noises rather than croaking sounds. The unfamiliar call ...
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The Science Behind the Six-String

11-28-14
Liberty Science Center has an exhibit showcasing the science and history of the guitar.
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DNA Exonerates NJ Man Imprisoned for Nearly 20 Years

11-27-14
Gerard Richardson was convicted in 1996 of murdering a teenager, but a DNA test has proven his innocence.

Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

11-24-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...