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Novel Sensors Could Enable Smarter Textiles

A fabric coating with thin, lightweight and flexible pressure sensors that can be embedded into shoes and other functional garments, sensors that can measure everything from the light touch of a finger to being driven over by a forklift. And it’s...
16-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Duck Power: Measuring How Much Waterfowl Feel the Burn

Researchers at the University of Delaware are studying how much energy ducks burn during a given day to study a habitat's carrying capacity. The data can be used to help with conservation efforts, determining if landscapes provide enough habitat to...
16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Play-Doh Helps Plant Research

You know that smell of fresh cut grass? It's a cry for help. Plants use scent cues to protect themselves and new research has identified the use of these plant volatiles in agricultural settings.
15-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA's Parker Solar Probe to lift off with U of Delaware team on hand

University of Delaware team involved in Parker Solar Probe, ambitious effort to study sun's atmosphere
10-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Anger, Anxiety Motivating Voters in 2018

The political climate has Americans fuming and they report feeling less hopeful and proud heading into the midterm elections. A new national poll found emotions driving increased involvement and engagement as November approaches, especially among...
13-Jul-2018 3:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Soccer Headers May Cause Balance Problems

Soccer players who head the ball may be more likely to experience balance problems, suggesting that repetitive head impacts could have the potential to cause subtle neurological deficits not previously known, a new study shows.
12-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Deep Data Dive Helps Predict Cerebral Palsy

A pioneering technique developed to analyze genetic activity of Antarctic worms is helping to predict cerebral palsy. The technique uses next-generation genetic sequencing data to measure how cells control the way genes are turned on or off, and can...
21-Jun-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making Tape Out of Trees

A team of chemical engineers has developed a more sustainable way of making tape by using plants. The new process allows for the manufacturing of tape adhesive using a substance paper manufacturers throw away. Their invention performs just as well...
18-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Is Ant-Man possible? Researcher has the answer

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First Amendment Expert to Comment on NFL Ruling That Players Must Stand for National Anthem

24-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Middle East Expert Can Discuss U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Clashes in Israel

Dr. Muqtedar Khan, who specializes in the politics of the Middle East and American foreign policy in the Arab world, can talk about the current impact and potential ramifications of the official move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
14-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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