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Axing Wooden Chicken Syndrome

Wooden breast syndrome can affect broiler chickens, making the meat hard and chewy, rendering the birds unmarketable. University of Delaware researchers are working to combat the disease that afflicts chicken bound for your dinner table.
17-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Wind Power Fiercer Than Expected


As the U.S.’ first wind farm is installed in Rhode Island this week, a new study from the University of Delaware shows offshore wind may be even more powerful and turbulent than expected in the Northeast. The findings, published in the Journal...
11-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Cat and the Scat


A new study finds researchers may have been missing the mark on the diet of endangered snow leopards. The findings suggest the leopards have been consuming larger, not smaller, species, and underscores the importance of verifying, through DNA...
4-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Poll Finds Clinton Outpacing Trump, 46-42


A new University of Delaware survey finds that 46% of registered voters would vote for Hillary Clinton and 42% would vote for Donald Trump, if the presidential election were being held today. Almost half of all respondents (47%) say they feel...
26-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research: Your Kids Are What You Eat


A team of seven researchers led by the University of Delaware’s Shannon Robson found that parent-child diet quality and calories consumed are related in significant ways. The discovery could lead to better strategies as the nation works to address...
6-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adélie Penguin Population Could Drop 60% by End of the Century


University of Delaware researchers project that approximately 30 percent of current Adélie penguin colonies may be in decline by 2060 and approximately 60 percent may be in decline by 2099. The declines are associated with warming - many regions of...
28-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Chronicles Waterborne Rescue Efforts on 9/11


"American Dunkirk: The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11," chronicles the untold story of the largest water rescue in history. The new book, co-written by the University of Delaware's James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf, comes from research...
20-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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#LAflood Victims Rescue by Citizens' Boats Similar to 9/11 Heroics @UDelaware Profs Say.


19-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

@ARod Retirement Could Benefit #Yankees, Says @UDelaware Biz Professor. Star's Selfish Behavior Created Dysfunction. #MLB


12-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

@UDelaware Professors Dissect the Science of the Summer Games #Olympics

8-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

UD Expert on NASA Mission to Jupiter: We'll Find Out Where and How Fast Jumbo Planet Formed


1-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict


University of Delaware Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne is available for interviews to discuss today's not guilty verdict for the van driver in the Freddie Gray case. Payne's interests include street violence, criminal justice and law...
23-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Journalism Expert/ Author Ben Yagoda on #Trump Media Bans: "An Outrageous Assault on the Spirit, if Not the Letter, of the First Amendment."

Ben Yagoda, a well-known author who helped inaugurate a journalism minor at the University of Delaware, called Donald Trump's recent media ban of the Washington Post "an outrageous assault on the spirit, if not the letter, of the First Amendment."
15-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Researchers Tasked with Designing Attack-Resilient Micro Aerial Vehicles


A University of Delaware research team led by Guoquan Huang of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded an NSF grant to design resource-aware, attack-resilient navigation for micro aerial vehicles.
19-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Prison's Extended Punch


A study by a University of Delaware researcher shows that incarceration of adult family member can lead to lasting neurological health decline for young female relatives.
19-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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