Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Home Tags Jersey

Tag: Jersey

prostate cancer

True Love and Science Inspire a Cancer-Fighting Algorithm

What do you do when you want to dedicate your life to fighting cancer, but a life change means you can’t afford medical school?...
electrical stimulator

New Device Improves Balance in Veterans With Gulf War Illness

Gulf War veterans with unexplained illnesses that cause fatigue, headaches, respiratory disorders and memory problems can improve their balance with a device developed by...
prenatal exposures

Prenatal Exposure to Substances Found in Plastics Associated With Language Development...

Pregnant mothers’ exposure to phthalates – substances often used in personal care products, children’s toys and more – may be linked to delays in...
Icelandic Organism

A Death-Defying Icelandic Organism May Hold the Key to Withstanding Extreme...

Daniel Shain, Rutgers University-Camden chair of the Department of Biology and a member of the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology at Rutgers University–Camden, can trace the roots...
Lyme Disease

New Techniques Can Detect Lyme Disease Weeks Before Current Tests

Researchers have developed techniques to detect Lyme disease bacteria weeks sooner than current tests, allowing patients to start treatment earlier.The findings appear in the...
Microbes

How Plants Harness Microbes to Get Nutrients

A Rutgers-led team has discovered how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients, a process that could be exploited to boost crop growth, fight weeds...
Global Sea Level

Global Sea Level Could Rise 50 Feet by 2300

Global average sea-level could rise by nearly 8 feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high and humanity...
tuberculosis infection

Scientists Develop Rapid Test for Diagnosing Tuberculosis in People With HIV

An international team that includes Rutgers scientists has made significant progress in developing a urine diagnostic test that can quickly, easily and inexpensively identify...
human microbiome

Scientists Call for Microbial “Noah’s Ark” to Protect Global Health

A Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led team of researchers is calling for the creation of a global microbiota vault to protect the long-term health of humanity.Such a Noah’s...
Tuberculosis

Researchers Identify Bacterial Factors in Tuberculosis Relapse

A new Rutgers New Jersey Medical School study shows that most people at high risk for tuberculosis (TB) relapse can be identified by testing the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria...
wireless

Common WiFi Can Detect Weapons, Bombs and Chemicals in Bags

Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to...
Smart Wristband

Smart Wristband With Wireless Link to Smartphones Could Monitor Health, Environmental...

Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and...
Gold Nanoparticles

How Gold Nanoparticles Could Improve Solar Energy Storage

Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods – opening the door...
Automated Robotic Device

Rutgers Researchers Develop Automated Robotic Device For Faster Blood Testing

Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related...
ferroelectric metals

Rutgers Physicists Create New Class of 2D Artificial Materials

In 1965, a renowned Princeton University physicist theorized that ferroelectric metals could conduct electricity despite not existing in nature.For decades, scientists thought it would...
quantum computing

Rutgers-led Research Could Lead to More Efficient Electronics

A Rutgers-led team of physicists has demonstrated a way to conduct electricity between transistors without energy loss, opening the door to low-power electronics and,...
Earth’s Orbital Changes

Earth’s Orbital Changes Have Influenced Climate, Life Forms For at Least...

Every 405,000 years, gravitational tugs from Jupiter and Venus slightly elongate Earth’s orbit, an amazingly consistent pattern that has influenced our planet’s climate for...
Solar-Powered Sea Slugsvideo

Solar-Powered Sea Slugs Shed Light on Search for Perpetual Green Energy

In an amazing achievement akin to adding solar panels to your body, a northeast sea slug sucks raw materials from algae to provide its...
Crop-Killing Fungus

Study Could Spawn Better Ways to Combat Crop-Killing Fungus

About 21 million years ago, a fungus that causes a devastating disease in rice first became harmful to the food that nourishes roughly half...
wireless networking

New Wave of Mobile Technology to be Tested in New York...

The wireless standard known as 4G turned mobile phones into movie-streaming platforms, but the next wireless revolution promises more than speedy downloads. It could...