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Adélie Penguin Population Could Drop 60% by End of the Century


University of Delaware researchers project that approximately 30 percent of current Adélie penguin colonies may be in decline by 2060 and approximately 60 percent may be in decline by 2099. The declines are associated with warming - many regions of...
28-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Chronicles Waterborne Rescue Efforts on 9/11


"American Dunkirk: The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11," chronicles the untold story of the largest water rescue in history. The new book, co-written by the University of Delaware's James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf, comes from research...
20-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Failed Star Creates Its Own Spotlight in the Universe


A research team has discovered a 23-million-year-old brown dwarf that flashes brighter than the sun’s most powerful flares. The team, led by the University of Delaware’s John Gizis, used NASA’s Kepler space telescope to discover the failed...
13-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Could Lead to Safer Food Sources in Developing Countries


University of Delaware researchers have found that incorporating rice husk to soil can decrease toxic inorganic arsenic levels in rice grain by 25 to 50 percent without negatively affecting yield. This could have important implications in developing...
9-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Kids


In their new book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, two education professors focus on the six skills they say will help children become the thinkers and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. University of...
7-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Take Storm Fingerprints to Study Past and Future

University of Delaware researchers are using “fingerprints” left by strong storms on the ocean floor to better understand storms that have already happened and to model and predict how future storms will behave.
7-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny Wasp Sniffs Out, Picks Up 'Good Vibrations' to Battle Ash Borer


University of Delaware researchers are working to find solutions to fight the emerald ash borer, which is devastating ash tree populations throughout the United States.
26-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saving Nemo: Bleaching Threatens Clownfish


Clownfish became a household name over a decade ago when Disney released the movie “Finding Nemo.” The colorful fish are now at risk due to bleaching of their sea anemone homes in the Indo-Pacific, which has increased due to rising ocean...
25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict


University of Delaware Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne is available for interviews to discuss today's not guilty verdict for the van driver in the Freddie Gray case. Payne's interests include street violence, criminal justice and law...
23-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Journalism Expert/ Author Ben Yagoda on #Trump Media Bans: "An Outrageous Assault on the Spirit, if Not the Letter, of the First Amendment."

Ben Yagoda, a well-known author who helped inaugurate a journalism minor at the University of Delaware, called Donald Trump's recent media ban of the Washington Post "an outrageous assault on the spirit, if not the letter, of the First Amendment."
15-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Researchers Tasked with Designing Attack-Resilient Micro Aerial Vehicles


A University of Delaware research team led by Guoquan Huang of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded an NSF grant to design resource-aware, attack-resilient navigation for micro aerial vehicles.
19-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Prison's Extended Punch


A study by a University of Delaware researcher shows that incarceration of adult family member can lead to lasting neurological health decline for young female relatives.
19-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Q&A with #UDEL Environmental Historian Adam Rome, Who Wrote the Book on Earth Day - Literally


18-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

The 'I's' in Team


Kyle Emich, a marketing professor at the University of Delaware, has co-authored study that examines teams in sports and business and looks at how adding star players or employees to preexisting staffs can negatively impact other individuals.
15-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Researchers at @UDelaware recently studied food fights between penguins to see why one species was dying off #penguinawarenessday


20-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST

University of Delaware expert Thomas Buckley answers questions on new concussion movie, NFL protocol and mysteries of head injuries


9-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST

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