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Discovery Showcases Membranes That Can Fix Themselves

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University of Delaware scientists develop a self-healing membrane for hydrogen fuel cells. Typical membranes, a crucial component of the cells, are prone to cracks and pinholes. Discovery showcases membranes that can fix themselves.
24-Mar-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Infant Weight Gain Could Lead to Adult Obesity

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University of Delaware researcher Jillian Trabulsi found that rapid weight gain in an infant's first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity. Trabulsi’s research examines infant formula and how various compositions...
22-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Research Team Warns of Mineral Supply Constraints

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An international research team warns of mineral supply constraints as green technology demand increases. The team, led by the University of Delaware's Saleem Ali, says mining exploration isn’t keeping up with future demand and better global...
22-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unforeseen Impacts of the Fair Trade Movement

The University of Delaware's Lindsay Naylor studied fair trade in the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas and found that the marketing practice hasn't done much for indigenous Mayas working on coffee plots. Naylor found that labor prices have been...
22-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boosting Communication Is Key in Managing Menopause

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University of Delaware researchers reviewed previous studies about how women manage menopause symptoms and found they often use alternative treatments. But they often do not inform their doctors about them. The UD study aims to open lines of...
8-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Approach to Improving Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Lithium sulfur (Li-S) batteries have an energy density five times higher than Lithium ion batteries, but the charge Li-S batteries can deliver decreases with use. The University of Delaware’s Bingqing Wei is part of a team that developed a...
7-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Boosting the Lifetime and Effectiveness of Biomedical Devices

A research team led by the University of Delaware's David Martin discovered a new approach to boosting the lifetime and effectiveness of electronic biomedical devices. The team hopes the discovery will help the devices better communicate with neural...
3-Mar-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Acidification of Arctic Ocean May Threaten Marine Life, Fishing Industry

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An international research team found a rapid rise in acidification in the western Arctic Ocean, a potential threat to shellfish, the marine ecosystem and the fishing industry. Since the 1990s, acidified waters have expanded north about 300 nautical...
27-Feb-2017 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

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

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