Science & Technology

Parents Suzan and Julio Lopez of South Amboy check on their child with Saint Pete's University Hospital's new videoconferencing system.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital To Keep Parents Updated With New Videoconferencing System

Saint Peter's University Hospital is installing a new videoconferencing systems in the NICU, allowing parents to check in on their babies remotely.

Medications Developed for Other Uses Show Potential to Curb Cervical Cancer

Drug characteristics explored by Rutgers research team may also aid HIV treatment.

$20 Million Spent in NJ for Verizon’s Green Energy Plan

Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen says $20 million of the $100 million Verizon has spent on green energy initiatives has gone to the facility in Basking Ridge.

Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) — Robots being built in labs in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and elsewhere are heading to Florida this week for a government-sponsored competition on doing humanlike tasks. Top prize in the Defense Advanced Research Projects ...

California student wins $100k science scholarship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California high school student has won a $100,000 scholarship for research that could be used to develop drugs to combat the flu. The Siemens Foundation announced the winners of its annual high school science competition during ...

New Jersey Shore Likely Faces Unprecedented Flooding by Mid-Century

Scientists project Jersey Shore sea level to rise 11 to 15 inches higher than the global average for next century.

NJ Trying to Keep Hold on Pharmaceutical Industry

While some say New Jersey is the medicine chest of the world, the Garden State is facing increased competition from around the country and the globe.

Just 10 percent of Calif. car chargers delivered

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year. The settlement ...

NJ biologists remove arrow from deer’s head

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed an arrow from a young deer's head and released the animal back into the New Jersey woods. The arrow that had completely pierced the 5-month-old male deer's head was removed Saturday by ...

Global Warming as Viewed from the Deep Ocean

The intermediate waters of the Pacific Ocean are absorbing heat 15 times faster over the past 60 years than in the past 10,000.