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Researchers investigate link between DNA replication in HPV and cancer

University of Delaware researchers are investigating genetic variations in DNA replication of human papillomaviruses (HPV) and its correlation with HPV-related cancers. The research illustrates specific changes in DNA sequences in HPV that correlate...
23-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Mechanism Essential for Eye Lens Development Identified

A team led by a University of Delaware researcher has identified the protein essential for eye lens development and clear vision. Without the protein, eyes will form cataracts; with it, lens cells are cleared and ready to see. The work is providing...
18-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA Spacecraft Finds New Type of Magnetic Explosion

Four NASA spacecraft have observed magnetic reconnection in a turbulent region of the Earth's outer atmosphere known as the magnetosheath, the planet's first line of defense against the intensity of solar wind. The new insights could help us...
9-May-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Napping Can Help Tired Teens' Performance in School

A team of researchers found a positive relationship between midday-napping and nighttime sleep and believe it might be key to boosting neurocognitive function in early adolescents. The team measured midday napping, nighttime sleep duration and sleep...
25-Apr-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


University of Delaware Professor Receives $2.3 Million Grant to Study Achilles Injuries

University of Delaware assistant professor Karin Gravare Silbernagel has received a five-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to study Achilles tendinopathy, an overuse injury.
18-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texting System Helps Fisherman Avoid Sturgeon

A new text alert system is helping fishermen avoid Atlantic sturgeon accidentally caught when searching for other species. Fishermen receive a text showing areas and water depths Atlantic sturgeon are most likely to be found, allowing them to avoid...
16-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Hotels Need to Be Home Smart Home

A new study by the University of Delaware has found that hotels need to be more than a "home away from home" in order to satisfy guests. The survey showed that when it comes to technology, hotels should be competing with their customers' homes, not...
12-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Fungi in Fashion

Two University of Delaware students put their best foot forward at this year's National Sustainable Design Expo, showing off a biodegradable shoe they fashioned using mushrooms, chicken feathers and textile waste. Researchers hope the shoe can help...
11-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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