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February 2020

February 7, 2020
Gold-based tool could help virologists stop replication of viruses February 5, 2020 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 from replicating.
February 4, 2020
February 2, 2020 4D printing creates tiny needles inspired by parasites that could replace hypodermic needles Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples.

January 2020

January 27, 2020
January 26, 2020 Device could be used to find threats to ecosystems Imagine a device that could swiftly analyze microbes in oceans and other aquatic environments, revealing the health of these organisms – too tiny to be seen by the naked eye – and their response to threats to their ecosystems.
January 14, 2020
Rutgers-led team develops innovative process to rapidly dissolve plant fibers   January 13, 2020   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 fossil fuels.  

December 2019

December 16, 2019
“What Rutgers gave me is the ability to continuously learn and adapt. If you don’t adapt and grow, you are falling behind. That’s why it’s so important to be open to new things and different perspectives.” –Vladimir Castillo
December 9, 2019
Scientists may have figured out the origins of planets December 9, 2019 Scientists may have figured out how dust particles can stick together to form planets, according to a Rutgers co-authored study that may also help to improve industrial processes.
December 4, 2019
Rutgers-led team pioneers automated way to make unique materials with polymers December 4, 2019   A Rutgers-led team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health.

November 2019

November 21, 2019
Stephen Tse, professor and director of outreach in the School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has waited patiently for years to run a series of experiments involving spherically-symmetrical flames known as “s-Flame” on the International Space Station. “It was a decades-long process to get these experiments to finally run,” he says. “The project was approved around 2002, but many things occurred which cancelled and delayed it. Now, in fall 2019, we finally get to see the experiments begin.”
November 21, 2019
Rutgers is lead institution for New Jersey Space Grant Consortium On Friday, July 19, NASA astronaut and Rutgers School of Engineering alumnus Robert Cenker (MS’77) shared his experiences as a Challenger space shuttle crew member with a standing room only audience at Rutgers as part of a daylong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
November 6, 2019
Rutgers innovation could lead to better drones, satellites, biomedical devices November 4, 2019   Rutgers engineers have embedded high performance electrical circuits inside 3D-printed plastics, which could lead to smaller and versatile drones and better-performing small satellites, biomedical implants and smart structures.

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