Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney is an educator and a scientist whose career has spanned academia and the pharmaceutical industry. He serves as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Kean University. He is dedicated to strengthening public appreciation of the beauty and impact of science in our daily lives. He has published more than 350 news media pieces as commentaries, Op-Eds and blog posts, include The Star Ledger,USA Today, The New York Times as well as regular blogs at NJ Voices, OpEdNews and The Huffington Post. He has also published more than 65 peer-reviewed scientific articles and holds six US patents. Recently, he began a video blog series at KeanXchange.

An interesting turn of events! Now on live video feed, it appears that Obama vs. Romney may well be inevitable with the announcement of Rick Santorum leaving the Presidential race.

Super Size My Arteries

Yes, thirty days of McDonald’s meals causes weight gain, even heart palpitations. But what happens to your arteries?

Global Hunger Games

Hunger Games – World Food Programme. Hunger Games portrays a grim future in which the “bottom 99%” must ration their food to reduce the chance that their children will be sent as “tributes” to compete in a game to the death. But – What if, together, we can identify thousands of new paths out of…

Why Israelis Love Iranians

How could Israelis love Iranians? This compelling video points a simple truth: how can you hate someone you don’t know? Could this be a game changer?

Annulus All Bent Out of Shape

Fern Roof (Kathrin Marks) Imagine that you’re a spore nestled on a leaf in a sleepy forest. It’s a dry, sunny day. All of a sudden – within 0.00001 seconds, you are flung into the air with an acceleration of 100,000 times the force of gravity. What happened?

Mindful Elephants Don’t Stomp on Grass

Photo source. “There’s an African saying: When the elephants fight, the grass suffers.” Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim on the greatest challenge in global health, in a recent interview with Charlie Rose, pointing out that the “poorest of poor suffer the most.”

Punching My Sister: Sir Isaac Newton

Netwon’s Apple Gravity (SodaHead). Sir Isaac Newton punching his sister? How about pricking a friend with a pin?

Skin Crawling Ring Tones

Chester Bennington from Linkin Park performing at Sonisphere Festival in Kirjurinluoto, Pori, Finland. {Kallerna} Ring tones that are felt, not heard, could be on their way.

Titanic Tweets for a Six Year Old

Six years ago today, Jack Dorsey sent the first Tweet. Twitter records events in real time. It can also bring history back to life, in a clever way.

Chasing Stephen Hawking

Imagine spending a day with the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. What would you ask him? Guess who did, on St. Patrick’s Day?