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Using Bacteria to Fight Drug Resistant Diseases

7-28-15
Researchers have found ways to use bacteria to help combat drug resistant diseases like plague and lung infections.
A hormone deficiency in the brain may be a reason why we eat even if we're not hungry.

Overeating Caused By Hormone Deficiency in Brain?

7-23-15
New Rutgers study finds absence of peptide linked to preference for fatty food and eating for pleasure rather than hunger.
Rutgers and University of Pennsylvania researchers found that children who were prescribed antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis compared to children the same age who were not prescribed antibiotics. Photo: Thinkstock

Antibiotic Exposure Could Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk

7-20-15
Rutgers researcher says findings may offer another reason to judiciously prescribe antibiotics to children.
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High School Students Work with College Professors to Minimize Jellyfish Population

7-17-15
High school students in the Weston Science Scholars Program get to work with Montclair State University professors for hands-on experience in scientific research.
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Pope: Climate Change is a Global Problem with Grave Implications

6-18-15
Pope Francis says people need to fight for a cleaner planet and against business interests and consumerism to help reverse climate change.
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Bacteria Could Help Clean Groundwater Contaminated by Uranium Ore Processing, Rutgers Study Finds

6-16-15
Scientists have discovered a bacterium in soil at an ore mill in Colorado that essentially breathes uranium and renders it immobile
Wild pollinators, like this bumble bee, account for the pollination of 80 percent around the world. Photo: Joaqium Alves Gaspar

Wild Bees: It’s How Many, Not Which Ones, that Counts

6-8-15
Rutgers and University of Calgary research on “real-world” farms gives a clearer picture of how pollination works.
A chart showing the increase in the frequency of highly amplified jet-stream patterns, which scientists believe is related to extreme weather events. Courtesy of Jennifer Francis.

Rutgers Climate Scientists Find More Evidence Linking Arctic Warming to Jet Stream Movement

6-2-15
[caption id="attachment_45099" align="alignright" width="300"] A chart showing the increase in the frequency of highly amplified jet-stream patterns, which scientists believe is related to extreme weather events. Courtesy of Jennifer ...
An Apple Watch will track patients' activity and how they cope with treatment. - (APPLE INC.)

Cooper’s MD Anderson center to use Apple Watch to track breast cancer patients’ health, help them with treatment

5-19-15
Breast cancer patients will use the Apple Watch as part of a pilot project to gather real-time data.