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APRIL 24, 2017 —Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Since the early 20th century, however, seasonal melting has produced temporary rivers and lakes, breaking up the monotonous line of ice.

And these bodies of water may not be as rare as scientists once thought. In a first-of-its-kind survey released Thursday, researchers were able to document meltwater drainage's unexpectedly large network of rivers, lakes, and ponds at the fringes of the Antarctic continent.

Just in time for Earth Day, hundreds of South Jersey elementary students got the chance to learn a little bit more about prehistoric Earth, as they climbed deep into a Mantua Township quarry to hunt for fossils.
Student activists on Rowan's campus pushed for a food pantry to help those dealing with food insecurity.
Chris Smith’s route to becoming a doctor was unusual: beer delivery driver, line cook, press room helper, data analyst, Ikea worker, and office administrator. He collected unemployment for a while. Now, the 36-year-old father of two is about to graduate from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. He hopes to “match” on Friday with a hospital residency in emergency medicine.

CHICAGO, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A new study has found that delirium affects nearly 18 percent of nursing home residents and has a one-year mortality rate of 40 percent.

Researchers from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine found that delirium, a syndrome of altered mental status shown to produce disorganized thinking, deficits in attention and a fluctuating course, plays a significant role in mortality of nursing home patients.

From cancer to migraines to arthritis, researchers have recently made some exciting advances in early diagnosis and treatments.
The husband-and-wife founders of a financial planning firm said Monday that they are donating $25 million to Rowan University, their alma mater, to create a museum, visitor center, and other amenities at a former quarry that is a rich source of fossils from the dinosaur era.


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