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Research to Investigate Connection Between ACL Surgery and Osteoarthritis

Two University of Delaware professors are looking into the connection between ACL surgery and osteoarthritis with the help of a National Institutes of Health grant. They want to find ways to prevent wear and tear by figuring out what happens to the...
19-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Examine the Social Networks of Sharks

University of Delaware researchers studied the “social networks” of sand tiger sharks and found they spend a surprising amount of time together. The findings will assist future efforts to identify places where human impacts may be affecting one...
4-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Water Crisis in Bangladesh


Study: Overpumping of groundwater to supply one of the planet’s largest cities could be jeopardizing the future water supply for citizens living outside the city center.
28-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Preserved Farmland': The New Buzzword in Produce Marketing


Researchers at the University of Delaware studied the behavior of watermelon consumers and found that participants were more willing to pay a premium for watermelons labeled as grown on preserved farmland — as opposed to fruit bearing no label.
16-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

V2G Technology Developed by University of Delaware Now Up and Running in Denmark


The University of Delaware’s platform for integrating vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is now operating in Denmark, creating a new V2G commercial hub outside the U.S. that is poised to expand. Ten electric cars and ten vehicle-to-grid charging...
29-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Axing Wooden Chicken Syndrome

Wooden breast syndrome can affect broiler chickens, making the meat hard and chewy, rendering the birds unmarketable. University of Delaware researchers are working to combat the disease that afflicts chicken bound for your dinner table.
17-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Wind Power Fiercer Than Expected


As the U.S.’ first wind farm is installed in Rhode Island this week, a new study from the University of Delaware shows offshore wind may be even more powerful and turbulent than expected in the Northeast. The findings, published in the Journal...
11-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert in Evacuation Decision Making and Response Available for Stories on Hurricane Matthew

Tricia Wachtendorf, Director of the University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center, is an expert on evacuation decision making and response during disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and terrorist attacks. She has conducted field...
5-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

University of Delaware Back-to-School Experts Can Comment on Educational Apps, the Value of Play, Students with Disabilities and More

29-Aug-2016 9:40 AM EDT

University of Delaware Expert Discusses Prospects of Life on Newly Discovered Planet

Sally Dodson-Robinson, a Physics and Astronomy professor at the University of Delaware, discusses the key differences between sunlike stars and the M dwarf that the newly discovered Proxima b is orbiting. Those and other factors are crucial to...
25-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

#LAflood Victims Rescue by Citizens' Boats Similar to 9/11 Heroics @UDelaware Profs Say


19-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

@ARod Retirement Could Benefit #Yankees, Says @UDelaware Biz Professor. Star's Selfish Behavior Created Dysfunction. #MLB


12-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

@UDelaware Professors Dissect the Science of the Summer Games #Olympics

8-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

UD Expert on NASA Mission to Jupiter: We'll Find Out Where and How Fast Jumbo Planet Formed


1-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict


University of Delaware Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne is available for interviews to discuss today's not guilty verdict for the van driver in the Freddie Gray case. Payne's interests include street violence, criminal justice and law...
23-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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