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Ants Were Socializing – and Sparring – Nearly 100 Million Years Ago, Rutgers Study Finds

Several species of ants, well-preserved in ancient Burmese amber, were studied by Phillip Barden, a biologist at Rutgers University-Newark.

Like people, ants have often fought over food and territory.

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Radek Dobrowolski: On the Front Lines of Research Into Brain Injuries

The self-eating of neurons in the brain. The build-up of plaque.  The first sounds like a scene from TV’s “The Walking Dead,” the other sounds like a toothpaste ad.

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RU-N’s Aldo Civico Put His Life on the Line for His Book on Colombia’s Death Squads

Aldo Civico, assistant professor, sociology and anthropology, Rutgers University-Newark, is the author of the just published The Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

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Professor A. Van Jordan Wins the 2015 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry

Henry Rutgers University Professor A. Van Jordan has won the prestigious 2015 Lannan Literary Award for poetry.

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