The Politics of Knowledge

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Between Species: Focus on The Seeing Eye® Dog

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The dog is considered man’s best friend, but when that dog performs a service, his role changes from pure companionship into his owner’s lifeline. The Byrne Seminar, Between Species: Focus on The Seeing Eye® Dog, studies the working dogs of the Seeing Eye® and their connection with blind... Continued

Are Plants Relevant as Medicines in 2016?

Are Plants Relevant as Medicines in 2016?
This was the question that sparked the teaching collaboration between pharmacist Mary Bridgeman from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and botanist Lena Struwe from the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers.  They originally met in Fall 2012 in the Objective... Continued

The Arrow of Time: Studies in Entropy, Decay, and Timekeeping

Amitabh Lath, Professor in the department of Physics and Astronomy, wanted his Honors Byrne seminar students to come to grips with the concept of time.  For a final project they constructed devices to measure one hour as accurately as possible. Various ideas were showcased, from an old-... Continued