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Carolyn Burr used a motorized scooter to move around at Rutgers School of Nursing and stows it on airplanes or trains when she travels long distances. Photo: Kristen Stephenson.

A Career Spent Fighting Mother-to-Infant HIV Transmission

2-17-15
Rutgers’ Carolyn Burr did not let anything get in her way – not even MS.
Extra-virgin olive oil contains an ingredient, oleocanthal, that kills cancer cells without harming healthy cells, researchers have found.

Ingredient in Olive Oil Looks Promising in the Fight Against Cancer

2-16-15
Oleocanthal kills cancer cells with its own enzymes.
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Rutgers Researchers Use Cold Plasma to Prevent Food Poisoning

2-9-15
Rutgers researchers are using a technique called cold plasma to decontaminate produce to help prevent food poisoning.
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Rutgers Researchers Collect Data from Antarctica in Real Time

1-30-15
Using underwater robots, researchers from Rutgers University are able to determine how the environment affects penguins in Antarctica.
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NJIT Studies Drones for Homeland Security, Emergency Management

1-29-15
NJIT is studying drones to enhance the state and country's homeland security and emergency management capabilities.
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Those Snowed in Faced Social Media Blackout

1-27-15
While many people kept home by the winter storm kept their electricity, Facebook and Instagram went down.
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Seniors Connect to the Internet and with Each Other

12-29-14
The Edison Senior Center offers the Internet Cafe for senior citizens to surf the web and connect with each other.
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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.