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Programming DNA to Deliver Cancer Drugs

A research team at the University of Delaware has developed technology to program strands of DNA into switches that turn proteins on and off. This technology could lead to the development of new cancer therapies and other drugs.
19-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Bullying Based on Stigma Has Especially Damaging Effects

In a new study, two professors are looking at bullying based on stigma – where one is treated unfairly or unjustly due to one's race, sexual orientation, gender, or other characteristic – and examining the methods used to prevent this type of...
7-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Smart Glass Made Better, and Cheaper

New "smart glass" technology developed at the University of Delaware could make curtains and blinds obsolete. This isn't the first "smart glass," but it's one-tenth the price of other versions and more transparent in its transparent state and more...
7-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


For Energy Experts, New Method Is a Gas

Researchers have developed a method that will help natural gas experts better understand shale samples and eventually help them decide whether to invest time and resources to extract gas from the formation the samples came from.
26-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Insight Into Plants' Self-Defense

Researchers at the University of Delaware and the University of California-Davis have uncovered new details of how chloroplasts move about in times of trouble. It's the fundamental kind of research information that helps scientists understand plant...
22-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


NBC's Primetime Olympic Broadcast Features More Male Athletes by Significant Margin

NBC's primetime broadcast of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has highlighted men's events significantly more than women's events, according to research co-conducted by the University of Delaware.
19-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Catching Up to Brain Cancer

University of Delaware researchers have produced a new and freely available computer program that predicts cancer cell motion and spread with high accuracy. The system gives researchers a faster way of examining rapidly spreading brain cancer tumors...
14-Feb-2018 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Using Technology to Detect Hidden Threats

A research group at the University of Delaware has received a $1 million grant to develop technology that helps soldiers detect explosive devices from a distance. The augmented reality system will use traditional cameras, thermal infrared sensing...
9-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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