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Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More


New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.
21-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Therapy Lessens Impact of Mistreatment at a Young Age


Work underway in a laboratory at the University of Delaware suggest certain drugs can prevent and reduce changes to the brain caused by mistreatment at an early age.
16-Nov-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mining for Cancer Clues


A group of researchers is building a portal of genetic information to help doctors detect, diagnose and treat cancer optimally in each of their patients. The goal: Someday, oncologists will pull up this data on a tablet and use it to guide treatment...
13-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Native Trees, Shrubs Provide More Food for Birds


Planting native trees and shrubs in your yard can really help songbirds. Researchers from the University of Delaware and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center studied the Carolina chickadee around Washington, D.C. and found native trees and shrubs...
31-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New National Poll Shows Americans Distrust Congress, the Media, Hollywood, and Even Other Voters in the U.S.


A new University of Delaware poll found that a large majority of Americans carry a deep level of distrust for virtually every governing, media, and political institution in America. Only the military gained a positive rating with 72% trusting; the...
31-Oct-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods


Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.
19-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Liquid Armor' Toughens Spacesuits

The technology, shear thickening fluid, permeates fabrics and layers of material and actually gets stronger when it is struck with increasing force, making the material highly puncture and ballistic-resistant. The nanocomposite material, sometimes...
12-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Coal Miners Shift to Beekeeping


Former coal miners or citizens whose lives have been shaped by the coal mining industry in southern West Virginia spent their summer learning how to establish and operate bee colonies thanks to help from a University of Delaware bee researcher.v
6-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts Available to Comment on #Blackfriday and #CyberMonday Consumer Psychology and Decision Making

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14-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST

Political Expert: Down-Ballot Wins for Democrats Tell the Story of #Election2017


9-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST

Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process


20-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Can Comment on All Things Pumpkin, From Your Coffee to the Reason It Lives in Halloween Season

Cindy Ott, professor of history and material culture at the University of Delaware, offers five facts on the pumpkin as the orange gourd makes its return for Halloween and dominates everything from our coffee selection to the Thanksgiving table. She...
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Can Discuss Trump's Push to Roll Back the Clean Power Plan


12-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Expert Discusses the Patching and PR Mistakes of Equifax

6-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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

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