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Lab members Nanxia Zhou, Dr.Nicola Francis and Hannah Calvelli (left to right) are a part of a Dr.Prabhas Moghe's research team that focuses on methods to treat neurodegenerative diseases. 
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Research team used 3D scaffold technology to develop regenerative neural tissue therapy

Science tells us that neurons rarely regenerate, and if they do it is at a painfully slow rate. “Something that seems so far-fetched in science fiction is something that we are able to discover in labs right upstairs where I take my classes,”said Sree Gollakota, a School of Engineering senior. Neural tissue regeneration, what was once the stuff of fiction, is coming to reality.

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Lawyer discusses dangers of GMOS

Genetically modified organisms are often promoted as being a more efficient way to grow crops to feed a growing population, but some people are concerned they cause more harm than is apparent. Steven Druker, a public-interest lawyer from Ohio spoke to the University community last Monday to discuss GMOs in his new book "Altered Genes: Twisted Truth."

Thomas Orton, a professor in the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, created a different version of the original Rutgers Tomato from the 1930s.MARIELLE SUMERGIDO / EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
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Rutgers sees red with new, improved campus tomato

If a tomato pageant existed, the new Rutgers tomato would be crowned Miss Universe. It is everything you want in a tomato — beautiful, durable and delicious. The tomato is a resurrection of the original Rutgers Tomato created in the 1930s.

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