Researchers from Rutgers University have discovered a new method to store nuclear waste: contain it in glass and ceramics. Ashutosh Goel, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has found a way to immobilize radioactive iodine in ceramics at room temperature.
A drone that can fly in the air and swim underwater has been built by researchers at Rutgers University The "Naviator" drone got the attention of the US Navy, which has provided funding for its continued development.
Researchers have discovered a new species of poisonous flower that has been trapped in amber for the last 20 to 30 million years.
Marine animals are altering their diets and natural habitat range as a result of climate change. For instance, melting sea ice is opening new waters to humpback and fin whales, which could lead to increased food competition among the areas' native species.
Rutgers University researchers recommend releasing captive populations of Borneo orangutans back into their natural habitats. Doing so could help the endangered animals rebound.