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Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

10-8-14
A Rutgers pharmacologist says a new medication has shown to burn up excess fat in mice and could be a potential treatment for type 2 diabetes.

Michael J. Fox Foundation sues New Jersey facility

10-8-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Actor Michael J. Fox's foundation is suing a New Jersey research organization, saying a freezer was left open, compromising scientific samples and hurting research efforts it was funding. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for ...
Victor Shengkan Jin says it is important to find a drug for type 2 diabetes that attacks the root cause of the disease and not just symptoms. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Attacking Type 2 Diabetes from a New Direction with Encouraging Results

10-6-14
A Rutgers researcher is developing a drug aimed at treating the root cause of type 2 diabetes and reversing the disease.
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Rutgers Studies How Babies’ Brains Develop Language

9-30-14
A Rutgers-Newark study has found that babies trained to react to sound and video cues starting at 4 months were better at detecting other sounds important to language at 7 months.

Supervalu, Albertsons disclose new data breach

9-29-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The parent companies of the Supervalu and Albertsons supermarkets say they have uncovered another breach of their computer networks, potentially compromising data from consumers. The companies say that in late August or early ...
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Law Enforcement Concerned About Smartphone Encryption

9-26-14
The FBI director said he's worried that so-called unlockable systems for smartphones will impede investigations.

Engineers call for national approach to flooding

9-22-14
An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks. In a report released Monday during a workshop in Philadelphia, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that politicians have not fully ...

Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory gets designation

9-19-14
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Edison's reconstructed Menlo Park Laboratory that's located at a suburban Detroit history attraction has been designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. A ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at ...
A new Rutgers study finds that a happy wife means a happy life.

A Wife’s Happiness is More Crucial than Her Husband’s in Keeping Marriage on Track, Rutgers Study Finds

9-12-14
Research offers insight into link between marital quality and well-being later in life.