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Corporate Greed


University of Delaware researcher Katalin Takacs Haynes and collaborators from Texas A&M University and the University of Cincinnati--test the assumption that self-interest is a universal trait of CEOs, show that too much altruism can harm company...
15-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Soil Security and Food Productivity: Researchers Outline Increasing Threats


A group of leading soil scientists points out the precarious state of the world’s soil resources and the possible ramifications for human security in a paper published Thursday, May 7, in the journal Science.
7-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study Shows That News Coverage of Clinton’s Tweets Can Influence Voters to See Her as More Likeable – the Challenge Now Is to Influence Voting Behavior

The study, led by Professor Paul Brewer from the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication suggests that her earlier use of Twitter successfully generated TV coverage, and that TV coverage helped her image among viewers.
10-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Seeps Are Microbial Hotspots, Homes to Cosmopolitan Microorganisms

New study provides evidence naturally occurring methane gas leaks in the sea floor vital to the microbial diversity are highly diverse themselves.
16-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Salt Affects Organs


A review paper co-authored by two faculty members at the University of Delaware and two physicians at Christiana Care Health System provides evidence that even in the absence of an increase in blood pressure, excess dietary sodium can adversely...
10-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Emissions-Free Cars Get Closer


Hydrogen fuel cells -- possibly the best option for emission-free vehicles -- require costly platinum. Nickel and other metals work but aren't nearly as efficient. Findings published in Nature Communications this week help pin down the basic...
8-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Students Testing Indian Toilets


A group of University of Delaware students and researchers spent New Year’s in an unconventional way -- installing sanitation systems in India. The systems employ breathable fabric, the sort you'd find in raincoats and tents, to contain waste and...
8-Jan-2015 9:20 AM EST

University of Delaware Announces Recipient of $60,000 Bӧer Solar Energy Medal of Merit


Antonio Luque, professor and director of the Institute of Solar Energy at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, will receive the Karl W. Bӧer Solar Energy Medal of Merit at a ceremony to be held at the University of Delaware on March 13, 2015.
18-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

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