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Rutgers Studies How Babies’ Brains Develop Language

9-30-14
A Rutgers-Newark study has found that babies trained to react to sound and video cues starting at 4 months were better at detecting other sounds important to language at 7 months.

Supervalu, Albertsons disclose new data breach

9-29-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The parent companies of the Supervalu and Albertsons supermarkets say they have uncovered another breach of their computer networks, potentially compromising data from consumers. The companies say that in late August or early ...
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Law Enforcement Concerned About Smartphone Encryption

9-26-14
The FBI director said he's worried that so-called unlockable systems for smartphones will impede investigations.

Engineers call for national approach to flooding

9-22-14
An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks. In a report released Monday during a workshop in Philadelphia, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that politicians have not fully ...

Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory gets designation

9-19-14
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Edison's reconstructed Menlo Park Laboratory that's located at a suburban Detroit history attraction has been designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. A ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at ...
A new Rutgers study finds that a happy wife means a happy life.

A Wife’s Happiness is More Crucial than Her Husband’s in Keeping Marriage on Track, Rutgers Study Finds

9-12-14
Research offers insight into link between marital quality and well-being later in life.

Top SC neuroscientist taking position at Rutgers

9-2-14
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A top neuroscientist from the Medical University of South Carolina is joining Rutgers University as director of its recently founded Brain Health Institute. The New Jersey university announced Tuesday that Gary Aston-Jones ...
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Author Says Bell Labs Invented the DNA in Electronics

8-20-14
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation author Jon Gertner says that Bell Labs invented the DNA that is used in electronics today.

Princeton: Staff didn’t harm ball-riding monkey

8-18-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says it found no evidence that its researchers mistreated a monkey by putting into a ferret exercise ball and had it roll on the floor for 13 minutes. The university conducted an internal investigation ...

Virginia Tech marks start of drone research

8-13-14
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on ...