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Small Scale, Big Improvements

Chemical reactions that make improvements in water purification and batteries possible occur at scales too small to see. A team including a UD researcher has developed a way to produce real-time observations documenting the reactions that happen...
13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Technology Applied to Replace Aging Bridge


The University of Delaware has collaborated on the design and construction of a new bridge, which continues to be monitored via a custom-designed instrumentation system. The old bridge was replaced with new technology known as a geosynthetic...
24-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Labeling a Bacterial Cell 'Jacket'

A team of researchers from the University of Delaware have discovered how to label and light the sugar backbone of a bacterial cell wall. The findings will advance immune system research.
24-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Funds Microplastics Research in Delaware Bay


University of Delaware researchers have received funding to study the distribution and concentration of microplastics in the Delaware Bay. This small debris can cause problems in the aquatic food chain. The UD team is hoping their findings can help...
24-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plants Call 911 to Help Their Neighbors


A University of Delaware professor teamed with a local high school student on research that found injured plants will send out warning signals to neighboring plants. The signals are sent through airborne chemicals released mainly from leaves, and...
16-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bullying's Lasting Impact


A new study led by the University of Delaware found that kids who are bullied in fifth grade often suffer from depression and begin using alcohol and other substances years after the initial incidents.
8-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robots May Bring Reef Relief

The University of Delaware is part of a multinational team that used underwater vehicles to map deep sea reefs near the island of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean. Researchers believe data culled from the study can help conservation efforts and aid in...
3-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grant to Create Knowlege-Hub on Colored Gemstones


A grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation will enable the University of Delaware’s Saleem Ali to create a knowledge-hub on colored gemstones, including projects in Madagascar and South Asia focused on miner education and health and safety...
25-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor and Olympic Expert Says NHL's Decision to Skip Winter Games Is "All About Business"

Matthew J. Robinson, professor and director of the Sport Management Program in the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, can comment on stories about the NHL's decision to skip to 2018 Winter Olympic Games in...
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT

UD Researcher Offers Solutions in the Wake of Trump's EO Rolling Back Climate Change Policy

30-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Expert on Pay Inequality Available for Stories on International Women's Day

8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

Self-Driving Vehicle Development Needs a Moral GPS, Says University of Delaware Researcher

22-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST

Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground...
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

Expert on the Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles Available for Comment on Stories, Including Those About Self-Driving Car Startup Waymo

11-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST

Disaster Researcher Can Comment on Potential California Mega-Quake; Focuses on Evacuation Decision-Making and Response

8-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST

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

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