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Science, Math the Focus of Symposium at LSC

3-30-15
Students from NJ colleges and universities exhibit projects at the second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Liberty Science Center.
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Stevens Institute President: Science and Technology Skills Give College Grads Advantage

3-10-15
Stevens Institute of Technology President Nariman Farvardin says that skills and knowledge obtained in the science and technology areas allow graduates to showcase a very diverse set of skills in the workforce.
A new Rutgers study reports that middle-aged people are particularly vulnerable to suicide in times of economic and financial stress.

Suicide Rates Strongly Influenced by State of the Economy, Rutgers Study Finds

2-27-15
Research shows suicides among middle-age adults have increased by 40 percent since 1999.
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Rutgers Researcher: Sea Level Rising Faster Than Projections

2-17-15
Rutgers researcher Robert Kopp and colleagues from Harvard conducted a study interpreting tide gauge records and found that as the planet has been warming faster, sea level rise has increased at a faster pace.
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.