Science & Technology


Apple Co-Founder Visits FDU

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

Retiring congressman to take helm of science group

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

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

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, ...
A new species of leopard frogs has been discovered inhabiting the I-95 corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina. Courtesy: Jeremy Feinberg

New Frog Discovered Inhabiting I-95 Corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina

Decades after naturalist’s claim of a new species was dismissed, frog named in his honor.

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has been under a voluntary in-home quarantine in Maine has stepped outside to voice her concerns about the state's quarantine guidelines. Kaci Hickox briefly left her ...

New Jersey students watched rocket blow up

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ocean City High School students were on hand when a space-supply rocket exploded moments after liftoff in Virginia. An experiment that the students had designed for the International Space Station was aboard the craft. The ...

Ocean City students’ experiment to go into space

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — A rocket will carry an experiment designed by Ocean City students to the International Space Station. Six students are in Virginia to watch Monday night's launch. Teacher Catherine Georges tells The Press of Atlantic City ...
Rutgers engineers developing new imaging technologies for early detection of cancers include, from left, Laura Higgins, Richard Riman, Margot Zevon and Prabhas Moghe. Photo: Carl Blesch

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology

Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions.

Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

A Rutgers pharmacologist says a new medication has shown to burn up excess fat in mice and could be a potential treatment for type 2 diabetes.