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 : 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 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…

Updated : Sep 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Soils Could Be Affected by Climate Change, Impacting Water and Food

Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce…

Updated : Sep 09, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Newark’s Lead in Water Issue

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 9, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick water expert Daniel J. Van Abs can discuss water supply issues involving lead in Newark,…

Updated : Sep 06, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Invasive Spotted Lanternfly in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 6, 2019) – With the invasive spotted lanternfly now in parts of eight counties in New Jersey, Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Coastal Expert Can Discuss ‘King Tide’ in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Aug. 28, 2019) – Rutgers coastal expert Lisa Auermuller is available for interviews on the “king tide” in New Jersey, which will…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Nuclear Winter Would Threaten Nearly Everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Fires in Amazon Rainforests

New Brunswick, N.J. (Aug. 27, 2019) – With numerous fires raging in ecologically priceless Amazon rainforests, Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Laura C. Schneider can comment…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists Discover Why Brown Fat is Good for People’s Health

Rutgers and other scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. Their study in…

Updated : Aug 19, 2019 in Feature

Could Duckweed Feed the World?

Climate change is threatening the world’s food supply and the risk of supply disruptions is expected to grow as temperatures rise, according to a new…

Updated : Aug 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Moderate to Heavy Drinking During Pregnancy Alters Genes in Newborns, Mothers

Mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies’ DNA, according to a Rutgers-led study. “Our findings may…

Updated : Aug 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Moderate to Heavy Drinking During Pregnancy Alters Genes in Newborns, Mothers

Mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies’ DNA, according to a Rutgers-led study. “Our findings may…

Updated : Aug 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Moderate to Heavy Drinking During Pregnancy Alters Genes in Newborns, Mothers

Mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies’ DNA, according to a Rutgers-led study. “Our findings may…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists Discover Key Factors in How Some Algae Absorb Solar Energy

Scientists have discovered how diatoms – a type of algae that produces 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen – absorb solar energy for photosynthesis. The…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Research Articles

New Technology Could Aid Stem Cell Transplantation Research

Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University–New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, other neurodegenerative diseases…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss IPCC Report on Climate Change and Land

New Brunswick, N.J. (Aug. 8, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Pamela McElwee is available to comment on the United Nations report released today on…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

Mega-Cloud from Canadian Wildfires Will Help Model Impacts of Nuclear War

Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

Mega-Cloud from Canadian Wildfires Will Help Model Impacts of Nuclear War

Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

Mega-Cloud from Canadian Wildfires Will Help Model Impacts of Nuclear War

Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the…

Updated : Aug 01, 2019 in Research Articles

How Roads Can Help Cool Sizzling Cities

Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team…

Updated : Aug 01, 2019 in Research Articles

How Roads Can Help Cool Sizzling Cities

Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team…

Updated : Aug 01, 2019 in Research Articles

How Roads Can Help Cool Sizzling Cities

Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team…

Updated : Aug 01, 2019 in Research Articles

How Roads Can Help Cool Sizzling Cities

Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team…

Updated : Jul 31, 2019 in Research Articles

Physicists Make Graphene Discovery that Could Help Develop Superconductors

When two mesh screens are overlaid, beautiful patterns appear when one screen is offset. These “moiré patterns” have long intrigued artists, scientists and mathematicians and…