Rutgers University

New Method of Password Security

Researchers have developed a new method of password security that uses squiggly lines instead of traditional passwords. Janne Lindqvist, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University joins Hari Sreenivasan discuss this breakthrough.  

A look inside the vast world of roaches

Did you know that the pesky cockroaches we sometimes find in kitchens, sewers and basements make up less than 1 percent of all cockroach species? Researchers estimate there are as many as 20,000 roach species on the planet and less than 5,000 have been cataloged. Up next, our partner Science Friday goes into the lab […]

Forecasting hurricanes

Despite well-known storms like Superstorm Sandy, the intensity of hurricanes has actually decreased significantly in the past 20 years. A team of researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey is using underwater robots, satellites and high frequency radar systems to investigate this phenomenon.

Outsmarting antibiotic resistance

Since their introduction, antibiotics have been considered wonder drugs in the fight against germs. But with their overuse, germs have begun to fight back. Now, a Rutgers University microbiologist is working on a possible solution.