Research Highlights

Researcher to Develop Algorithm to Identify Genetic Mutations

Researcher to Develop Algorithm to Identify Genetic Mutations

By Ed Moorhouse A Rutgers University–Camden professor has been awarded a grant that will fund the development of an algorithm that could better identify large-scale genomic changes, such as those related to evolution or disease-causing mutations. The three-year, $604,475 award from the National Science Foundation allows Andrey Grigoriev, a professor of biology at Rutgers–Camden, along […]

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Research Center to Host Seminar Examining How World War II Mobilization Transformed Delaware Valley Housing

Research Center to Host Seminar Examining How World War II Mobilization Transformed Delaware Valley Housing

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a free lecture detailing how mobilization for World War II transformed the Delaware Valley into a giant housing laboratory from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.

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Army Education Outreach Program Supports Two Summer Research Projects

Army Education Outreach Program Supports Two Summer Research Projects

Scientific research doesn’t come with a set of instructions or a step-by-step guide that leads to a solution. If that were the case, it would take all of the fun out of discovery. “We get in the lab and something doesn’t quite work, so you have to change your method on the fly to figure […]

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New Retail Research Examines Store Access for Disabled Shoppers

New Retail Research Examines Store Access for Disabled Shoppers

By Ed Moorhouse Just getting in the door is not enough. Although advancements have been made to provide accommodations for disabled consumers to access stores, a Rutgers University–Camden scholar says that’s only half the battle. “Maybe they can get in and maybe there is a ramp, but what about the rest?” asks Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, a […]

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Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

By Ed Moorhouse When it comes to weighing the positives of renewable energy, there is little debate: it helps improve the environment while reducing electricity usage and cost. But can there be too much of a good thing? According to a Rutgers University–Camden utilities expert, the answer is yes. “I’ve been promoting and writing articles […]