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Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Studies Energy Source

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is studying fusion, which researchers believe can be a very important energy source in the future.

Propeller Fest: Region’s First Tech, Business Summit

Hoboken’s Pier A was the site for Propeller Fest, the region’s first ever tech and business summit with thousands of entrepreneurs.

West Orange Renames School After Twin Astronauts

West Orange renamed Pleasantdale Elementary Kelly Elementary School in honor of Mark and Scott Kelly, twins who served as NASA astronauts and grew up in the municipality.

Does a Decline in Landline Use Affect Striking Verizon Workers?

The percentage of households with landlines and no cellphones is shrinking while wireless only households are on the rise.

Network Center Prepares for Spike During Political Conventions

The Global Network Operations Center, or GNOC, is outfitting Cleveland and Philadelphia for a spike in internet usage during political conventions by deploying antenna systems across the city.

WPU Professor Discusses Gender Stereotypes

William Paterson University Professor Elizabeth Haines says gender stereotypes haven't changed much in recent decades.

The Tougher Men Think They Are, the Less Likely They Are to Be Honest with Doctors

Men, who die on average five years earlier than women, prefer male doctors, but are more honest with female doctors.

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

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

Liberty Science Center is using a $5 million donation to convert its IMAX theater into the largest planetarium in the western hemisphere.

Researchers Find Why Summer Hurricanes Hit at Levels Less Intense Than Forecast

Researchers at Rutgers studied why summer hurricanes, like Irene, strike the coast at levels that are less intense than originally forecast.