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Students Learn Programming During Hour of Code

12-11-14
More than 1,000 New Jersey schools participated in Hour of Code, which teaches students how to create their own programs, like video games.
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Engineering Students Showcase Designs

12-5-14
Rutgers University held its 15th annual Design of Engineering Systems, which featured products made by engineering students.

No croaking: New frog species groans, coughs

11-29-14
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Scientists have discovered a new frog species in southern New Jersey that makes some un-froglike sounds. The Atlantic Coast leopard frog groans and makes coughing noises rather than croaking sounds. The unfamiliar call ...
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The Science Behind the Six-String

11-28-14
Liberty Science Center has an exhibit showcasing the science and history of the guitar.
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DNA Exonerates NJ Man Imprisoned for Nearly 20 Years

11-27-14
Gerard Richardson was convicted in 1996 of murdering a teenager, but a DNA test has proven his innocence.

Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

11-24-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...
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Apple Co-Founder Visits FDU

11-20-14
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak answered questions at a session at Farleigh Dickinson University.

Retiring congressman to take helm of science group

11-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey is taking a job at the helm of the group that publishes the science group of scholarly journals. The American Association for the Advancement of Science announced Tuesday that the Democrat will ...

Study finds as world warms, US gets more lightning

11-13-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent by the end of the century, as the world gets warmer and wetter. Researchers used weather data to show just how much more often ...

Student science projects explode with rocket

10-29-14
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station. Students at the Urban Promise Academy in Oakland, ...