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Sniffing Out Danger: Fearful Memories Can Trigger Heightened Sense of Smell

Most people – including scientists – assumed we can’t just sniff out danger. It was thought that we become afraid of an odor – such...

Scientists Attack Drug Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells

Scientists at Rutgers University have developed a targeted drug delivery system that they believe could make ovarian cancer more treatable and increase survival rates...

New dinosaur discovered in Utah

Researchers at The Field Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS), and North Carolina State University (NCSU) have discovered a new, giant...

Climate Change Can Happen in a Geological Instant

“Rapid” and “instantaneous” are words geologists don’t use very often. But Rutgers geologists use these exact terms to describe a climate shift that occurred...

Toe Fungus Drug Is Found to Eradicate HIV Permanently from Infected...

The topical anti-fungal drug Ciclopirox causes HIV-infected cells to commit suicide by jamming up the cells’ powerhouse, the mitochondria — according to a study...

Explanation for strange magnetic behavior at semiconductor interfaces

They're not exactly the peanut butter and jelly of semiconductors, but when you put them together, something magical happens. Alone, neither lanthanum aluminate nor strontium...

New trap and lure captures bed bugs more effectively

A new pitfall trap designed to capture bed bugs is more effective than those currently on the market, according to the authors of an...

Babies remember even if they seem to forget

Fifteen years ago, textbooks on human development stated that babies 6 months of age or younger had no sense of "object permanence" – the...

Lipid-modifying enzyme: New target for pan-viral therapeutics

Three different disease-causing viruses -- poliovirus, coxsackievirus, and hepatitis C -- rely on their unwilling host for the membrane platforms enriched in a specific lipid, phosphatidylinositol 4 phosphate (PI4P) on which they can replicate, Rutgers...

Virginia Tech computer scientist, student design award winning software to combat...

One of the serious threats to a user's computer is a software program that might cause unwanted keystroke sequences to occur in order to hack someone's identity. This form of an attack is increasing, infecting enterprise and personal computers, ...

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