Health Matters

Research and clinical developments in the biomedical and health sciences


Thomas Conte traveling in northern Mongolia

The Kindness of Strangers

The Human Generosity Project goes far and wide to document human cooperation.

Student at salad bar

Today's Specials

Rutgers University–New Brunswick introduces healthier fare in its dining halls.

Hepatitis cell

The Silent Killer

How hepatitis could be wiped out with better communication.

Illustration of classic car on a brain

A Classic Condition

Rutgers University–Newark combines a car show with a fair to raise awareness of men’s brain health.

Arthur Perry

Cosmetic Considerations

Plastic surgeon Arthur Perry and his twin perspectives for understanding human skin.

Scott Glickman, right, wife, Aileen D’Atri, center, and oncologist Roger Strair, left.

Fighting Cancer in High Gear

How the Century for the Cure bike ride funds vital cancer research.

Illustration of Alzheimer's

Brain Drain

Defective brain cells with toxic proteins may affect healthy cells, promoting Alzheimer's and more.

A Proper Burial

Forensic scientists and students at Rutgers University–Camden identify human remains from the 18th century.

Illustration of the Trinidad scorpion pepper

The Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Exotic Pepper Project at Rutgers is growing a range of peppers that thrive in New Jersey.