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Nano Shake-Up: Routine Handling Can Affect Nano Drug Carriers


Research in the University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has shown that routine processing can affect the size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery. The research is reported in Nature Communications.
4/14/2014 2:00 PM EDT

National Defense Expert to Lead New Cybersecurity Initiative at UD


The new University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative (UDCSI), with a special emphasis on issues facing corporate America, has named a leading national expert as the founding director.
3/28/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Sticky Composites Improve, 'Green Up' Lithium-Ion Batteries


Lithium-ion batteries power a vast array of modern devices, from cell phones, laptops, and laser pointers to thermometers, hearing aids, and pacemakers. A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has discovered a “sticky” conductive...
3/28/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Foods and Moods: Why Did You Eat That?

A forthcoming article by University of Delaware associate professor Meryl Gardner finds that there’s more to stress eating than simply emotion; in fact, thinking about the future may help people make better food choices.
2/12/2014 3:00 PM EST

Olympics: Airborne on Ice


From his decades of skating research, Jim Richards, Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, knows that proper air position is critical to successful jumps. A computer simulation developed by...
2/12/2014 1:25 PM EST

Helping a Greenhouse Gas Turn Over a New Leaf


A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has developed a highly selective catalyst capable of electrochemically converting carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — to carbon monoxide with 92 percent efficiency. The carbon monoxide then can...
1/30/2014 5:00 PM EST

UD-Developed Smart Gels Deliver Medicine on Demand


Researchers at the University of Delaware have developed a “smart” hydrogel that can deliver medicine on demand, in response to mechanical force, in laboratory studies. Such gels hold promise in helping people with wear-and-tear injuries...
1/15/2014 8:00 AM EST

T-Cell Finding Sheds Light on Why HIV Can Persist Despite Treatment


Decade-long study reported by an international team that includes University of Delaware researchers shows that stem-cell memory T-cells (Tscm) play an increasingly significant role in sustaining HIV infection in patients that have remained on...
1/13/2014 5:00 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise



University of Delaware professor Debra Hess Norris can’t resist quoting a few lyrics from her favorite band of all time — the Beatles — in her lectures on photograph preservation. On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the “British...
2/5/2014 5:00 PM EST

Happy Halloween From 'World's Leading Authority on Poisoned Candy'


University of Delaware sociologist Joel Best became skeptical about Halloween sadism when he was a graduate student. Now with over 50 years of data, he still hasn't found a documented case of a child who was seriously harmed by a contaminated...
10/25/2013 3:40 PM EDT

@UDelaware Hurricane Experts Available


10/26/2012 3:20 PM EDT

Massive Glacier Break, 2nd in 2 Years, Spotted by @Udelaware Prof, Says Changing #Climate a Factor

7/17/2012 12:45 PM EDT

Expert Available -- Victoria's Secret, Child Labor, Fair Trade and its Issues


A professor who specializes in fair trade issues says what Bloomberg News uncovered in Victoria's Secret's African supply chain is a symptom of a larger problem.
12/15/2011 10:00 PM EST

Hurricane Experts at the University of Delaware

The University of Delaware provides the following list of experts on hurricanes, from historic hurricanes to disaster management, coastal erosion, flooding, rip currents, social behavior in disasters, engineering hurricane-resistant housing, damage...
8/26/2011 4:10 PM EDT

Holiday Toy Tips from an Education Professor


Last minute shoppers don't worry. Here's some novel, educational and affordable suggestions for kids' presents -- including the best gift of all.
12/14/2010 10:45 AM EST

New Year’s Resolutions: Ask Why Not How


If you create a detailed plan to achieve a goal, you may have a harder time reaching it. You're better off thinking about why you want to reach it, according to one University of Delaware professor.
12/4/2010 12:00 AM EST

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