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Putting Smart Weapons to the Test


A University of Delaware professor’s small business is helping the Air Force bring its testing technology up to speed with the rapid advance of infrared sensor technology – research that could help today's troops take advantage of a new...
18-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Measuring a Crucial Mineral in the Mantle


New research led by the University of Delaware resolves debate over the strength of olivine, the most abundant mineral in the Earth's mantle. Measuring olivine’s strength is critical to understanding how strong tectonic plates are, which matters...
13-Sep-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Sweeter Way to Make Green Products


University of Delaware researchers have invented a more efficient process for extracting sugars from wood chips, corn cobs and other organic waste. This biorenewable feedstock could serve as a cheaper, sustainable substitute for petroleum used to...
8-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Acid Zone in Chesapeake Bay identified


A zone of water 30-50 feet below the surface of the Chesapeake Bay is increasing in acidity, threatening the health of the bay's shellfish.
28-Aug-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Delaware Professor Named American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow


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


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


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


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

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Researcher Can Provide Insight for Stories on #Equifax Hack


11-Sep-2017 2:50 PM EDT

Expert on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Available for Stories on Hurricane #Harvey


1-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Disaster Preparedness Expert Can Discuss Hurricane #Harvey


24-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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


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

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

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