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Professor's Research May Hold Key to Less Congested U.S. Border Crossings

U.S. Department of Homeland Security funds supply chain management professor's work.


Biology Doctoral Candidate Dominic Evangelista Wins Prestigious NSF Award

Rutgers University–Newark Ph.D. student Dominic Evangelista has just been awarded the prestigious Post-Doc Research Fellowship in Biology from the National Science Foundation (NSF).


A Small Dragonfly Is Found to Be the World's Longest-Distance Flyer

Rutgers scientists say matching genes on multiple continents show insects migrate across oceans.


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.


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.