Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Four Tips to Interviewing, Landing a New Job During COVID-19

Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-932-1940 New Brunswick, N.J. (Apr. 6, 2020) – As students prepare to graduate this May into a reeling economy and…

Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Announcement

Rutgers COVID-19 Center Names Associate Director for Public Health

The Rutgers COVID Response Pandemic Preparedness Center, which is coordinating the university’s myriad research, public health, and outreach efforts to combat COVID-19, has named Henry…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss How to Handle Groceries at Home

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 31, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Donald W. Schaffner is available for interviews on how to handle groceries safely at home during the COVID-19…

Updated : Mar 26, 2020 in Research Articles

How Stable is Deep Ocean Circulation in Warmer Climate?

If circulation of deep waters in the Atlantic stops or slows due to climate change, it could cause cooling in northern North America and Europe…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Lessons from 9/11 in U.S. Response to COVID-19

Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 New Brunswick, N.J. (Mar. 24, 2020) – Rutgers scholar Angus Gillespie, an expert in American studies, is available to discuss…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Christianity’s Response to COVID-19

Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940   New Brunswick, N.J. (Mar.  17, 2020) – Rutgers religion expert Louis Benjamin Rolksy is available to discuss the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Vitamin D Boosts Chances of Walking After Hip Fracture

Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study. The findings…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Scientists Have Discovered the Origins of the Building Blocks of Life

Rutgers researchers have discovered the origins of the protein structures responsible for metabolism: simple molecules that powered early life on Earth and serve as chemical…

Updated : Mar 12, 2020 in Feature

After Turning Microorganisms Into Art, Student Helps NASA Study Origins of Life Through Algae (Video)

New Brunswick, N.J. (Mar. 12, 2020) – Rutgers student Julia Van Etten, whose @Couch_Microscopy Instagram page garnered more than 25,000 followers by showcasing microorganisms as…

Updated : Mar 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Robot Uses Artificial Intelligence and Imaging to Draw Blood

Rutgers engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, artificial intelligence and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Tammy Snyder Murphy Named 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee

Tammy Snyder Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey, has been named the 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee by the Rutgers School of Public Health.…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Winter’s Snow Drought in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 2, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts are available to discuss New Jersey’s mild weather so far this winter. That includes…

Updated : Feb 26, 2020 in Expert Pitch

New Software Tests Asphalt Performance More Efficiently

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers have created a software tool that more efficiently analyzes how asphalt performs, saving transportation agencies…

Updated : Feb 25, 2020 in Research Articles

From Civil Rights to Diss Tracks: How Black Women Have Shaped U.S. Culture

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 From Civil Rights to Diss Tracks: How Black Women Have Shaped U.S. Culture Rutgers historian…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Superior “Bio-Ink” for 3D Printing Pioneered

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New Tool Monitors Real Time Mutations In Flu

A Rutgers-led team has developed a tool to monitor influenza A virus mutations in real time, which could help virologists learn how to stop viruses…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New Coronavirus Enzyme Structure

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 5, 2020) – Stephen K. Burley, director of the RCSB Protein Data Bank headquartered at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is available for interviews on the 3D…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Global Cooling After Nuclear War Would Harm Ocean Life

A nuclear war that cooled Earth could worsen the impact of ocean acidification on corals, clams, oysters and other marine life with shells or skeletons,…

Updated : Jan 29, 2020 in Research Articles

Scientists Find Far Higher than Expected Rate of Underwater Glacial Melting

Tidewater glaciers, the massive rivers of ice that end in the ocean, may be melting underwater much faster than previously thought, according to a Rutgers…

Updated : Jan 27, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss How Robots Enable Chemical Exposure Assessment

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Robots can be programmed to perform tasks such as painting to generate exposure data on potentially harmful contaminants, according…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Doomsday Clock and Nuclear and Climate Threats

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Alan Robock, an expert on nuclear winter, climate change and geoengineering, is available to discuss the…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Vaping Expert Available to Discuss New Jersey’s Law Banning Vaping Products

A Rutgers University vaping expert is available to comment on Gov. Phil Murphy signing a new law banning the sale of flavored vaping products in…

Updated : Jan 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Are Noncommunicable Diseases Communicable?’ Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Paper in Science Today

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Rutgers professors Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello and Martin J. Blaser are available to discuss a paper in the journal Science…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

How to Make it Easier to Turn Plant Waste into Biofuels

Researchers have developed a new process that could make it much cheaper to produce biofuels such as ethanol from plant waste and reduce reliance on…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Global Fisheries Management Study

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Olaf P. Jensen is available for interviews on new marine fisheries management research published in the journal…

Updated : Jan 09, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Decision to Step Back from Royal Duties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940   Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Decision to Step Back from Royal…

Updated : Jan 08, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss 2019 Climate, Weather Events in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor David A. Robinson is available for interviews on New Jersey’s weather and climate in 2019, including the…

Updated : Dec 17, 2019 in Video Only

New Year’s Resolution: Quitting Smoking

New Brunswick, N.J. - December 17, 2019 - As the calendar gets ready to flip to January, some may ponder a New Year's resolution of…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Report on Rising Seas and Changing Coastal Storms in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Dec. 12, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts are available to comment on “New Jersey’s Rising Seas and Changing Coastal Storms: A Report…

Updated : Dec 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Analysis of Different Treatment Strategies for Non-Invasive Breast Cancer Shows Radiation Treatment Alone is Cost-Effective

New Brunswick, N.J. - December 11, 2019 – Ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) accounts for one-fifth of breast cancer cases in the United States, according to…

Updated : Dec 02, 2019 in Research Articles

Calcium Signaling Identified as Exploitable Target in Addressing Drug Resistance to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment

New Brunswick, N.J. - December 2, 2019 – Gene expression profiling and other analyses conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers and colleagues…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Announcement

Two Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of AAAS

Two Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year, an honor awarded to AAAS members…

Updated : Nov 25, 2019 in Video Only

Handling Holiday Stress

New Brunswick, N.J. - November 25, 2019 - From asking for help to tailoring traditions, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey social worker Deborah Leif,…

Updated : Nov 25, 2019 in Expert Pitch

New Sources of Oxygen May Exist in Martian Soil, Says Rutgers Expert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 New Sources of Oxygen May Exist in Martian Soil, Says Rutgers Expert New Brunswick, N.J. (Nov.…

Updated : Nov 22, 2019 in Feature

Researchers begin major study aimed at improving health equity in New Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK (Nov. 21, 2019) — Residents of two Trenton ZIP codes can expect to live to about 74 years old on average, but in…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Announcement

$2.3 Million in American Cancer Society Grants Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute Researchers

New Brunswick, N.J., November 19, 2019 – More than $2.3 million in Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society have been awarded to three…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Record Cold Temperatures in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Nov. 13, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts are available for interviews on record cold temperatures in New Jersey this week. Today’s…

Updated : Nov 01, 2019 in Video Only

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

​New Brunswick, N.J. - November 1, 2019 - During this National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, experts from the Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program – supported by Rutgers Cancer…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Climate Change Resilience on Sandy Anniversary

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 29, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts Jeanne Herb and Lisa Auermuller are available for interviews on climate change resilience on the seventh…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss ‘New Jersey’s Rising Coastal Risk’ Report

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 29, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor  Robert E. Kopp is available to discuss “New Jersey’s Rising Coastal Risk,” a report released today…

Updated : Oct 17, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Fall Foliage in New Jersey

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 17, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick tree expert Jason Grabosky is available for interviews on this year’s fall foliage season in…

Updated : Oct 16, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss New Green Infrastructure in Linden, N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Rutgers expert Qizhong (George) Guo is available to comment on two new porous parking lots in a vulnerable area…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Feature Expert

Are We Alone in the Universe? Rutgers Professor Explores Possibility of Life on Mars and Beyond

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 15, 2019) – People have spent centuries wondering whether life exists beyond Earth, but only recently have scientists developed the tools…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Shellfish Expert Available to Discuss East Coast Oyster Breeding Project

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 15, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick shellfish geneticist Ximing Guo is available to comment on a five-year Rutgers-led consortium project to…

Updated : Oct 07, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Eastern Equine Encephalitis in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 7, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick mosquito expert Dina M. Fonseca is available to comment on potentially deadly eastern equine encephalitis…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Exceedingly Dry, Warm September in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 3, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor David A. Robinson, the New Jersey State Climatologist, can provide insight on one of the driest and warmest Septembers…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Red Meat Controversy

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 1, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick professors Daniel J. Hoffman and Donald W. Schaffner are available to comment on research in…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Street Smart NJ Program Reduces Traffic Violations, Boosts Safety

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 1, 2019) – Street Smart NJ campaigns on pedestrian safety at intersections in eight communities reduced traffic violations and increased safety,…

Updated : Sep 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Iridium ‘Loses Its Identity’ When Interfaced With Nickel

Hey, physicists and materials scientists: You’d better reevaluate your work if you study iridium-based materials – members of the platinum family – when they are…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Flame Experiments on International Space Station

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Engineering Professor Stephen D. Tse can comment on flame experiments this month on the International…