WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA has announced the discovery of a microorganism that is able to thrive and reproduce using the toxic chemical arsenic in the Mono Lake research area in California.
UTICA, N.Y. – More than half of U.S. adults (51 percent) say they will spend less on holiday gifts this year than they did in 2009, according to a Zogby Interactive Poll released this week.
CARTERET – Carteret’s EMS division recently acquired a new ambulance, partially funded by a $25,000 grant from the Investors Savings Bank Foundation, Mayor Dan Reiman and Carteret Fire Commissioner Randy Krum announced
(NAPSI)-Midterm elections, product recalls and high-profile job exits preoccupied online attention, but the Transocean oil rig explosion and the resulting spill that gushed nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico transfixed the public and dominated online activity on Yahoo! in 2010.
TRENTON — How old are the oldest rocks in New Jersey and where are they located? Perhaps these questions haven’t exactly kept you up at night, but geologists have been wondering about them for a long time.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that New York City schools are trying out “Trayless Tuesdays” in their cafeterias in order to reduce waste. Why are trays such a big issue? And how can cutting them out on one day a week really make a difference?
STATE — NJ Transit has been able to partially restore train service between Newark Penn Station and New York that had been temporarily suspended, but delays are expected throughout the evening.
TRENTON – Almost 400,000 New Jersey residents currently collecting unemployment will see their benefits run out sooner than they expected.
STATE — This World AIDS Day, events are being held statewide to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, remember those impacted by the epidemic and encourage everyone to get tested for HIV, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh said today.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball lottery jackpot is worth $95 million.