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 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 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 : 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 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 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 : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots

Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples. With 4D printing, Rutgers engineers have…

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 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 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 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 : 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 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 24, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Halloween Costumes at Work: HR Expert Shares the Do’s and Don’ts

Halloween is a dicey time of year for managers and employees alike. A well-planned celebration can boost morale, energize the staff, and help to build…

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 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert describes the intercultural and misappropriated Chinese themes in American pop culture

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Chinese Influence in Music, Theatre, Pop Culture Professor describes the intercultural and misappropriated cultural themes in American pop culture New…

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 22, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Experts Available to Discuss Bruce Springsteen’s Cultural Contributions Ahead of his 70th Birthday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 Experts Available to Discuss Bruce Springsteen’s Cultural Contributions Ahead of his 70th Birthday New Brunswick, N.J.…

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…