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March 24, 2015
Gordon Thomas, a professor of physics, prolific researcher and exuberant mentor, was inducted this month into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at a ceremony that brought together... read more!
March 23, 2015
Nirwan Ansari Earns His 25th Patent for a Next-Gen CAPTCHADefending websites from malicious intruder bots is not unlike fighting viruses: neutralize them and they reinvent themselves, finding new... read more!
February 25, 2015
From solar data collected on Antarctic ice plains where the December sun doesn’t set, to the hunt for new species in underground caves in Iran that light never penetrates, to space... read more!
February 20, 2015
A Biologist Decodes the Mysteries of Marine Biomechanics One Fin at a TimeBrooke Flammang’s first major discovery was a previously undetected muscle in a shark’s tail that helps... read more!
February 5, 2015
Scientist and explorer, NJIT Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Daphne Soares recently returned from caving in Iran. Soares investigates how certain fish have adapted to extreme... read more!
January 9, 2015
Late last year, over the course of several weeks, Sony Pictures Entertainment was hit with a sophisticated digital break-in that brought the global company to an electronic standstill. The... read more!
December 16, 2014
Gordon Thomas, an inventive problem-solver whose creations – from medical devices, to weapons sensors, to optical communications fiber – are remarkable for their diversity as well as... read more!
December 12, 2014
Dan Brateris designed a Christmas light show – replete with rock music and flame throwers – that each year attracts massive crowds and major media attention: The show was featured on... read more!
September 9, 2014
An NJIT research team has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout. It’s the first time such an estimate was... read more!
September 4, 2014
Carbon nanotubes are tiny structures with immense potential. One atom thick and about 10,000 times smaller than a human hair in diameter, they’re already being used in numerous consumer... read more!