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Emissions-Free Cars Get Closer


Hydrogen fuel cells -- possibly the best option for emission-free vehicles -- require costly platinum. Nickel and other metals work but aren't nearly as efficient. Findings published in Nature Communications this week help pin down the basic...
8-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Students Testing Indian Toilets


A group of University of Delaware students and researchers spent New Year’s in an unconventional way -- installing sanitation systems in India. The systems employ breathable fabric, the sort you'd find in raincoats and tents, to contain waste and...
8-Jan-2015 9:20 AM EST

University of Delaware Announces Recipient of $60,000 Bӧer Solar Energy Medal of Merit


Antonio Luque, professor and director of the Institute of Solar Energy at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, will receive the Karl W. Bӧer Solar Energy Medal of Merit at a ceremony to be held at the University of Delaware on March 13, 2015.
18-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Locating World War II Airmen Lost in Waters Off Palau


During World War II, the western Pacific was a hotbed for combat. Numerous aircraft were lost in the waters off Palau, submerged for decades with little closure for the families of fallen airmen. Researchers from the University of Delaware and...
7-Nov-2014 6:00 PM EST

Enhancing National Cybersecurity


The University of Delaware is one of nine universities chosen by The MITRE Corporation to serve on the Academic Affiliates Council, formed to support the company’s operation of the nation’s first federally funded research and development center...
29-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Penguin Chicks


University of Delaware oceanographers have reported a connection between local weather conditions and the weight of Adélie penguin chicks in the Oct. 22 issue of Marine Ecology Progress Series.
27-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Diversifying the Academic Workforce


The University of Delaware has been awarded $3.3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a program that will serve as a national model for diversifying and strengthening the academic workforce.
19-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Dream Come True? Creating Organic Zeolites


In a landmark paper -- "Designed Synthesis of Large-Pore Crystalline Polyimide Covalent Organic Frameworks” -- published in the July 23 edition of the international scientific journal Nature Communications, University of Delaware researcher Yushan...
24-Jul-2014 9:35 AM EDT

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