A novel medical device that works as an absorbable implant for meniscal reconstruction, invented by researchers at Rutgers, received the 2021 Thomas Edison Patent Award in the Biotechnology category. The tissue-engineered implant treats meniscal tears to lessen or even entirely rid the need for a total knee replacement surgery.
Advancing its mission and leadership role to improve climate risk management critical to societal well-being, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will lead a multi-university Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub made possible by a grant through the National Science Foundation’s Coastlines and People Program with expected total funding of $19.9+ million over the next five years.
Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) signed a memorandum of understanding that will further the collaboration between the two research universities and establish a presence by TAU at The Hub, a 550,000-square-foot, $665 million project in New Brunswick, NJ.
Tracy Anthony, professor of Nutritional Sciences, was recently awarded a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for the project, “Homeostatic Responses to Amino Acid Insufficiency,” for 2021-2026. The multi-disciplinary research project involves collaboration among the fields of nutrition and metabolism, biochemistry and molecular biology, and genetics.
The wind energy industry could soon count on a much-needed precise analysis to achieve an optimal balance for wind farm productivity and profitability, thanks to a team of researchers working with digitization, predictive and prescriptive analytics to bring down its operational costs.
Volcanic eruptions contributed to the collapse of dynasties in China in the last 2,000 years by temporarily cooling the climate and affecting agriculture, according to a Rutgers co-authored study.
Despite the belief that early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is crucial, a new Rutgers study found that the diagnosis may unintentionally impact social relationships and activity.