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This image shows that reprogrammed human neurons grown on 3-D scaffolds (within the white dash line) and then transplanted onto brain tissue (red), extended out (yellow lines) and integrated. Image: Neal K. Bennett, Moghe Laboratory, Rutgers Biomedical Engineering.

Future Brain Therapies for Parkinson’s Possible with Stem Cell Bioengineering Innovation

3-17-16
Rutgers and Stanford scientists have developed a novel way to inject healthy human nerve cells into the brain.

Liberty Science Center to Convert IMAX Theater into Nation’s Largest Planetarium

3-15-16
Liberty Science Center is using a $5 million donation to convert its IMAX theater into the largest planetarium in the western hemisphere.
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Researchers Find Why Summer Hurricanes Hit at Levels Less Intense Than Forecast

3-10-16
Researchers at Rutgers studied why summer hurricanes, like Irene, strike the coast at levels that are less intense than originally forecast.
Powerful Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011, two hours after making landfall in Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Photo: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Why Do So Many Summer Hurricanes Fizzle Near Coastlines?

3-8-16
Rutgers-led study finds answers that could improve forecasts of hurricane intensity and reduce losses linked to inaccuracies.
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College Students Present Research Projects at Liberty Science Center

3-7-16
Liberty Science Center hosted an undergraduate research symposium where college students present for the chance to continue their research.
Climate change is forcing some species of migrating fish to shift their range toward the poles, which means big changes for people whose livelihoods depend on those fish.

Climate Change Takes from the Poor, Gives to the Rich, Study Finds

2-24-16
As fish and other natural resources move in response to climate change, wealth moves with them.
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Ransomware Attacks Hold Websites Hostage

2-23-16
Hackers use ransomware to lock websites, demand money and threaten to delete all the information.
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Lawmakers Hear About Delays with Credit Card Chip Readers

2-22-16
Consumers now have chip-enhanced credit cards, but not all stores have the proper readers to use them. An Assembly committee questioned why that is.
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Apple Objects to FBI’s Request for Software to Bypass iPhone Security

2-18-16
The FBI has asked Apple to create software to bypass the iPhone security feature that wipes clean stored data after more than 10 attempts to hack the password. Apple says that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.
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Honoring Thomas Edison in Menlo Park

1-27-16
The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park recognizes the inventor, whose lab was there during the time of his most famous invention.