Updated : Apr 02, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Tips from a Microbiologist on Keeping the House Clean During COVID-19

The barrage of coronavirus-related news stories can be dizzying. Even for the seemingly well-informed, it’s become increasingly difficult to sift through it all to discern…

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 09, 2020 in Policy

EPA’s Revised Transparency Rule – “Worse than the First”

(March  9, 2020) -- “Worse than the first, and still a bad idea,” was the reaction of  ATS spokesperson Mary B Rice, MD, MPH, to…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Space weather model gives earlier warning of satellite-killing radiation storms

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., March 2, 2020—A new machine-learning computer model accurately predicts damaging radiation storms caused by the Van Allen belts two days prior to…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Diet Makes a Difference in Fight Against Hospital-Acquired Infection

Popular diets low in carbs and high in fat and protein might be good for the waistline, but a new UNLV study shows that just…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

The use of jargon kills people’s interest in science, politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When scientists and others use their specialized jargon terms while communicating with the general public, the effects are much worse than just…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

Do soils need a low-salt diet?

February 12, 2020 – Doctors often tell their patients to reduce their salt intake as part of a healthy lifestyle. When we start looking at food…

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 07, 2020 in Announcement

Kick Off International Year of Sound with U.S. Opening Ceremony at American Center for Physics on Feb. 13

COLLEGE PARK, Md., February 7, 2020 -- The International Year of Sound (IYS 2020) is a global initiative to highlight the importance of sound-related sciences…

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 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Warnings can alert consumers to ‘fake’ news

Athens, Ga. – Being reminded about the existence of misinformation disguised as legitimate news can boost news readers’ ability to identify articles that are “fake”…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Proximity to Green Spaces Impacts Health

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2019) – Two separate studies looked at the effects that greenery has on our health – finding that the greener our…

Updated : Feb 03, 2020 in Feature

Great American Prairies – the most endangered ecosystem on Earth?

February 3, 2020 – When people think about endangered or threatened ecosystems, often the Amazon rainforest or the Great Barrier Reef come to mind. And,…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Research Articles

For now, river deltas gain land worldwide

Researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and colleagues found that delta areas worldwide have actually gained land in the…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

January 22, 2020 – Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can’t absorb water, so that…

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 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover

Contact: Kathryn Ullman Mount Sinai Press [email protected] Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover (New York, NY – January 16, 2019) –…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Are sinking soils in the Everglades related to climate change?

January 15, 2020 – Characterized by alligators, airboats, and catfish, the Everglades is a region of swampy wetlands in southern Florida. In addition to the area’s…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

What is the California state soil?

January 14, 2020 – Many states have a designated state bird, flower, fish, tree, rock, etc. And, many states also have a state soil –…

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 13, 2020 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Diversity Innovation Hub Named Among Top 50 Leaders in Digital Health for 2020

Contact: Stacy A. Anderson                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     347-346-3390                     [email protected]                            Mount Sinai Diversity Innovation Hub Named Among Top 50 Leaders in…

Updated : Jan 09, 2020 in Feature Expert

Investigating the ocean’s influence on Australia’s drought

Australia is burning. But to understand how the relentless heat, blazing wild fires, and bone-dry conditions have reached such extremes, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic…

Updated : Dec 20, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Miss America shines the spotlight on science; Virginia Tech alum inspires kids with STEM education

Virginia Tech alum Camille Schrier’s victory in the Miss America 2020 Thursday not only shined the spotlight on science but it will inspire many other…

Updated : Dec 19, 2019 in Research Articles

People in Peru are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury

ALBANY, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2019) – People living in the southern Peruvian Amazon are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury due to a…

Updated : Dec 16, 2019 in Feature

What a Year for California State University! Looking Back at 2019

Once again, another year has flown by. One day you're committing to New Year's resolutions and in the blink of an eye, you're wrapping holiday…

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

Helping plant nurseries reduce runoff

December 11, 2019 – You may have heard how excess nutrients, such as phosphorus, can run off of crop fields. This can cause harm when the…

Updated : Dec 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Whales may owe their efficient digestion to millions of tiny microbes

A study by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that the microbial communities inside whales may play an important role in the digestion…

Updated : Dec 02, 2019 in Feature

Cori Bargmann: Reshaping science to save lives

Athens, Ga. – In the summer of 1979, neurobiologist Cori Bargmann scored her first science job in a biology lab at the University of Georgia.…

Updated : Dec 02, 2019 in Announcement

ACSESS names Nick Goeser as CEO

December 2, 2019 – The Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS), announced today that Nicholas J. Goeser has been named Chief Executive Officer.…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Announcement

Nine UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 26, 2019 — Nine University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from neurodevelopment and chemical synthesis to labor economics and library…

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 21, 2019 in Announcement

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Launches Genomics and Predictive Health Certificate

Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine has launched a Genomics and Predictive Health Certificate for master's and Ph.D. students focused on understanding and improving…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Americans maintain high levels of trust in science

MADISON — A new report analyzing decades of public opinion surveys reveals that the public’s trust in scientists has remained stable and high over decades.…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

In ‘Find Your Path,’ Leading Scientists Offer Career and Life Lessons

Rainer Weiss flunked out of MIT years before winning a Nobel Prize for Physics in 2017. Renee Horton of NASA reclaimed her dream to become…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers…

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 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Contact: Kathryn Ullman                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     646-398-2065                     [email protected]   Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions (New York, NY –…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App

Contact: Renatt BrodskyMount Sinai Press Office212 [email protected] Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App A medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical Digital Research Objects

Contact: Jennifer Gutierrez Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences [email protected]  Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical…

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 22, 2019 in Announcement

Los Alamos AI model wins flu forecasting challenge

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., October 22, 2019—A probabilistic artificial intelligence computer model developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory provided the most accurate state, national, and regional…

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 10, 2019 in Feature

Linking soil and environmental health

October 10, 2019— Soil health is in large part rediscovery of old concepts (e.g. soil tilth and quality), but now receiving renewed attention due to…

Updated : Oct 08, 2019 in Feature

Datasets can lead to risk-reducing solutions in agriculture

October 8, 2019 — Farming is like the stock market: past crop yields do not necessarily predict future crop yields. And, farming is hard work.…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Announcement

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Establishes First Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program in New York City

Contact: Gregory S. Panico                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     215-622-5899                    [email protected] Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Establishes First Combined Internal Medicine…

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 : Sep 26, 2019 in Marketplace

Los Alamos National Laboratory teams with Arm to develop tailored, efficient processor architectures for extreme-scale computing

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Arm are teaming up to make efficient, workload-optimized processors tailored to the extreme-scale computing requirements of the Laboratory’s national-security mission.…