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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.
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Princeton Man Has Out of This World Experience

12-31-15
New Jersey Businessman Greg Olson paid $20 million to spend 10 days in space.
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Engineer 3D-Prints Hand for Five-Year-Old

12-3-15
A mold of her hand was made to take measurements, design the prosthetic, and then programmed to a 3D printer to make an all-plastic, light-weight hand.