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University of Delaware Professor Named American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has named University of Delaware professor Christopher Meehan to its 2017 class of Fellows. This honor is given to ASCE members who have made significant contributions to the field of civil engineering...
15-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Delaware Partners with Russian Institution on Orphan Project

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A University of Delaware researcher has developed an intervention to help at-risk children that will be implemented in Russia through a partnership with St. Petersburg University. Researchers at St. Petersburg will study its effectiveness with...
15-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adding Silicon to Soil to Strengthen Plant Defenses

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Researchers from the University of Delaware have joined a team from Western Sydney University in Australia to examine the addition of silicon to the soil in which plants are grown to help strengthen plants against potential predators.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New NSF Grants Support Studies of Viruses and Efforts to Reduce Pharmaceutical Costs

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The University of Delaware will lead an interdisciplinary team that has received a $6 million grant to probe how viruses impact microbes critical to our lives, from producing oxygen to growing food.
2-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Magic Helps Unmask How the Brain Works

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Scientists have used the “mirror box” illusion – an old magic trick – in a number of neuroscience studies. Researchers at the University of Delaware are using a new version of the illusion to study how the brain processes multiple sensory...
1-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineering on a Blue Streak

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A pair of engineers at the University of Delaware has developed a process to form interwoven polymer networks more easily, quickly and sustainably than traditional methods allow. Their secret ingredient? Blue light.
28-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Supports Deep Dive Into Microbes

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University of Delaware researchers have been awarded a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will be used to study how microbe genes get toggled off or on. This research is a major driver of precision medicine and its personalized...
19-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Grant Will Fund Research of Cancer Cell Metastasis

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A University of Delaware researcher recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new way to examine how cancer cells metastasize. Metastasis is responsible for 90 percent of cancer-related deaths.
27-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Concussion Expert Can Discuss News That CTE Found in Most Deceased NFL Players' Brains

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University of Delaware researcher Tom Buckley can discuss findings that chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, was found in 99 percent of deceased NFL players' brains.
25-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Emojis Can Bring a Smile, but Also Spur Innovation, at Work

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University of Delaware management professor Kyle Emich, whose research explores the effects of emotions on teams and performance, discusses the influence emojis can have on productivity and innovation in the workplace.
17-Jul-2017 12:05 AM EDT

University of Delaware Expert Can Discuss Delaware-Sized Iceberg That Broke Free From Antarctica

13-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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

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