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February 2018

February 6, 2018
Each year, a unique competition for student innovations awards a major funding prize to the most promising technology with the potential to improve primary-care delivery at the frontlines of medicine.
February 1, 2018
January 29, 2018 Rutgers launches local National Science Foundation supported program to train scientists to become entrepreneurs Rutgers is launching a new universitywide program to get research out of the laboratory and classroom and into the marketplace faster. The five-week class brings a version of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) training to Rutgers to teach scientists how to become entrepreneurs and will be open students, faculty and staff.

January 2018

January 31, 2018
January 30, 2018 3D printing becomes 4D as objects morph over time and temperatures change Rutgers engineers have invented a “4D printing” method for a smart gel that could lead to the development of “living” structures in human organs and tissues, soft robots and targeted drug delivery.  
January 23, 2018
Prabhas V. Moghe, distinguished professor in the biomedical engineering and chemical and biochemical engineering departments, has been named the inaugural vice chancellor for research and innovation for Rutgers University–New Brunswick.
January 22, 2018
Rutgers professor discusses Bitcoin security, ease of use and other issues If you own Bitcoin or want to invest in the mercurial digital currency, which soared to more than $19,000 before plunging in value, watch out, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor says.
January 18, 2018
Plagued with poverty, homelessness and crime, Camden, NJ has occupied a dark corner of the Garden State. Not only does 38 percent of Camden’s population live below the poverty line, the city has repeatedly ranked as the most dangerous in the nation for the past 10 years. To make matters worse, Camden is a food desert—with only one supermarket available to feed its 80,000 residents. The Engineers without Borders Camden Project is working to counteract this problem by partnering with local farmers to grow fresh produce on abandoned city lots.
January 10, 2018
Rutgers Today recently discussed what the loss of net neutrality could mean for consumers and society with Rutgers professor Richard E. Howard
January 8, 2018
In a joint effort between students and faculty, Rutgers’ School of Engineering collected 2,181 pounds of food to donate to the Rutgers Student Food Pantry, which strives to alleviate hunger among students in need.  The effort sprung from the Engineering Governing Council’s Community Outreach Committee when they decided to create a competition to see which engineering department could collect the most nonperishables and toiletries.

December 2017

December 12, 2017
Light-emitting nanoprobes can detect cancer early and track the spread of tiny tumors Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswickscientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread, potentially leading to earlier cancer detection and more precise treatment. The technology, announced today, could improve patient cure rates and survival times.
December 6, 2017
Rutgers B2P Connects Isolated Communities to Schools, Hospitals, and Jobs Many college students spend their summers working retail jobs. Others conduct research. Some might even score first-rate internships. But if you’re a member of Rutgers Bridges to Prosperity, you could spend your vacation building a pedestrian footbridge alongside residents of an isolated Bolivian community while sleeping in tents, bathing in a river, and trading in your morning latte for a more local preference—coca leaves.

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