Research is a fundamental part of Rutgers’ mission. Our faculty, staff, and students are diligent, inquisitive, and hard working. We are asking the difficult questions and delivering the answers that are leading to discoveries that change the way we live and work.
Targeting a key gene before birth could someday help lead to a treatment for Down syndrome by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and improving cognitive function after birth, according to a Rutgers-led study.
For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a Rutgers study finds.
A new Rutgers University–Camden study found that adolescents who smoke marijuana are at a greater risk of depression and suicidal behavior in adulthood.
Rutgers University–Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology researchers are using state-of-the-art imaging, scanning and 3D modeling technology to recreate the look and feel of the 100-year-old Krueger-Scott mansion in Newark for immigrant history tours.
Researcher Nathan Fried aims to reduce chronic pain patients’ reliance on opioids by finding a nonaddictive treatment. Watch the video.
Rutgers visiting scientist Jennifer Francis was the first to identify the consequences of shrinking Arctic sea ice.
There is no scientific proof that war is ingrained in human nature, according to a Rutgers University–Newark study.